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Subject freemarker-site git commit: Updates/corrections in the release guide
Date Fri, 30 Mar 2018 22:48:05 GMT
Repository: freemarker-site
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/asf-site ac6bc2e71 -> d81b62f44

Updates/corrections in the release guide


Branch: refs/heads/asf-site
Commit: d81b62f44519f7657a33f38d6c988ed901186ad9
Parents: ac6bc2e
Author: ddekany <>
Authored: Sat Mar 31 00:47:40 2018 +0200
Committer: ddekany <>
Committed: Sat Mar 31 00:47:40 2018 +0200

 committer-howto.html | 40 +++++++++++++++++++---------------------
 1 file changed, 19 insertions(+), 21 deletions(-)
diff --git a/committer-howto.html b/committer-howto.html
index af62218..c495b45 100644
--- a/committer-howto.html
+++ b/committer-howto.html
@@ -247,10 +247,10 @@ ga('send', 'pageview');
             <p>Ensure that the version number in the title and version
-            history of the Manual is up to date. Also the release date in the
-            Manual in the version history has to be updated. That&#39;s tricky as
+            history of the Manual is up to date. Also the release date Version
+            history section of the Manual has to be updated. That&#39;s tricky as
             you can&#39;t know it exactly, yet you can&#39;t change it when the actual
-            release is about to be done, as that would change the release
+            release is about to hapen, as that would change the release
             artifacts that were voted upon. So write the current date and
             "+ release process" after it; that&#39;s how it will be
             in the released artifacts.</p>
@@ -306,7 +306,7 @@ ga('send', 'pageview');
             <p>SVN commit the release files into the proper subdirectory of
-  <strong>dist</strong>/dev/freemarker.
Note that this is
+  <strong>dev</strong>/freemarker.
Note that this is
             "dev/", not "release/"!</p>
@@ -331,7 +331,8 @@ ga('send', 'pageview');
                 manually (on the "Content" tab). Then
                 "Close" the repository. Press
                 "Refresh" until it&#39;s successfully
-                "closed".</p>
+                "closed". (Be careful, do NOT
+                "Release"!)</p>
@@ -352,9 +353,8 @@ ga('send', 'pageview');
                 <p>Start a thread on the FreeMarker developer mailing list
                 with subject "[VOTE] Release Apache FreeMarker
-                <em>X.X.X</em> (incubating)". You
-                should use an earlier release vote mail as a template. Some
-                notes:</p>
+                <em>X.X.X</em>". You should use an
+                earlier release vote mail as a template. Some notes:</p>
@@ -364,17 +364,18 @@ ga('send', 'pageview');
                     <p>Link artifacts. The src artifact is the release
-                    that&#39;s voted upon. The bin is for convenience only.</p>
+                    that&#39;s voted upon. The bin is for convenience only, though
+                    of course still need to be checked.</p>
                     <p>Include and link via the Git commit
-                    <em>hash</em></p>
+                    <em>hash</em> (not a tag)</p>
                     <p>Link the change log (page under
-          <em>X.X.X</em>/)</p>
+          <em>X.X.X</em>-voting/)</p>
@@ -386,7 +387,8 @@ ga('send', 'pageview');
                 <p>Needs at least 3 "+1" votes from FreeMarker
                 PMC members, majority win, and minimum 72 hours (but see
-                Apache policies)</p>
+                Apache policies). Generally, we wait more, so that more people
+                can test there release.</p>
@@ -518,14 +520,10 @@ ga('send', 'pageview');
             <p>If the release has introduced new syntax or built-ins or
-            directives, the FreeMarker dependency of JBoss Tools must be
-            updated. For that, you need to create a Jira issue at JBoss <a href="">like
-            this</a> (so now you know the issue number), and then a commit
-            <a href="">like
-            this</a> (so now you can include the issue number in the commit
-            message), and a pull request that&#39;s then linked to the Jira issue
-            (Jira used to have a button for that). See also the README on
-            <a href=""></a></p>
+            directives, the FreeMarker dependency of JBoss Tools FreeMarker
+            IDE must be updated. As JBoss has stopped maintaining that plugin,
+            currently we are maintaining a <a href=""></a>
+            fork for this.</p>
@@ -679,7 +677,7 @@ ga('send', 'pageview');
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