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From Matt Hogstrom <>
Subject Re: 1.0 release Candidate 2...some guidelines
Date Thu, 15 Dec 2005 17:12:38 GMT
Good idea Paul...I like the date time string idea.

Paul McMahan wrote:
> On 12/15/05, Matt Hogstrom <> wrote:
>>Second, someone pointed out (I think it was Jacek) that we did not include
>>notation in the binary about what the release candidate was so that it is
>>confused with the final release.  Before releasing another cut I would
>>like the
>>naming convention of the binary and the directories to be clearer as to
>>they contain otherwise this will get confusing.  My suggestion is that the
>>name be:
>>geronimo-jetty-1.0-rc[n].tar.gz for example.  Where [n] is the number of
>>release candidate (and we are now on number 2).  The next set of images
>>follow this convention to ensure we are not confusing the users.  I know
>>are release candidates and this isn't required but it would make me sleep
>>at night :)  The directory that is actually contained in the zip will
>>still be
>>geronimo-1.0.  Thoughts?
> Matt,  including a notation in the filename seems like a good idea and could
> help prevent confusion.  I've also seen projects use a date string instead
> of a release candidate number for this purpose.  Using a date string is
> helpful since it makes it obvious when the image was created plus avoids
> publicizing how many unsuccessful attempts there have been (not saying that
> would be an issue in this case :o)
> Best wishes,
> Paul

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