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From Vamsavardhana Reddy <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Geronimo Customized Tomcat (Second Try)
Date Wed, 05 May 2010 15:32:03 GMT
On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 7:45 PM, Kevan Miller <> wrote:

> On May 4, 2010, at 1:56 PM, Joe Bohn wrote:
> >
> > +1 (assuming the potential license issue mentioned below is not an issue)
> >
> > I was able to build and run the new tomcat image.
> >
> > The license issue pointed out last time is now resolved but there is one
> other potential issue.  I noticed a number of files under jasper-el that are
> generated using JJTree & JavaCC and so have the following header but no
> Apache license header.  For example:
> >
> > /* Generated By:JJTree&JavaCC: Do not edit this line. */
> >
> > Some other generated files include both a generated header and which is
> immediately followed by the Apache license header.  This seems a little
> better to me.  However, I see that we have released these without the Apache
> header in earlier versions (and Tomcat as well) - so I presume there must be
> some valid justification for not including an Apache License header in these
> files.  Just pointing it out now in case it really needs some attention and
> has just escaped being noticed until now.  Comments?
> I've certainly noticed them in the past... Machine generated files do not
> require license headers. So, IMO, these files are fine.
> I do have a question about the version #. IIUC, we are releasing 7.0.0
> prior to the TC community. There may be fixes applied to the Tomcat dev tree
> prior to their 7.0 release. So, this release may not exactly match the
> functionality of the tomcat release. Is everyone evaluating that in their
> decision?
> --kevan

I think there are two many zeros in the version number too. How about we use
a version number similar to "6.0.18-G678601" like we have in G 2.x builds?


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