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From Reto Bachmann-Gmür <>
Subject Re: Documenting the Release Process
Date Wed, 08 Feb 2012 10:45:09 GMT

For the relase to be truly done clerezza should be in maven central. For
this we need to have nexus access, see (and possibly vote for)


On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 11:39 AM, Daniel Spicar <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Given that we finally managed to make a release I think it is time to make
> sure the next one does not take this long. I would like to create a
> document about our release process that compiles information from different
> sources. Among those sources I see pointers to the official apache
> resources  covering the subject and explanations about the official
> requirements in regard to Clerezza. Also, I would like to have a sort of
> checklist for people that are doing releases to follow. Of course it will
> probably never cover 100% of the tasks necessary but it will guide them,
> especially if they have never done a release before. I am aware of this
> Document [1] which includes many of the things needed, including a
> checklist. I don't want to replace the Document but I would like to put it
> in the context of Clerezza and elaborate on Clerezza-specifics, e.g. "Check
> license headers are correctly applied" should include a list which (type
> of) files in Clerezza may not need them for some reason. I would also like
> to define how to review a release. This would be something similar to this
> [2].
> I think now is the time for this because we (especially Reto) have a lot of
> knowledge about what to do and it's fresh in memory ;)
> I can take the lead on writing that document but I will need some
> resources:
> - I need people with some experience with releases and the specific
> requirements (e.g. Reto, Tommaso) to collaborate with me.
> - For collaboration on such a document Wikis are ideal. Plus they allow to
> fix the document quickly, when discrepancies or missing information are
> found in future releases. Do we have one? How do we get one? Do you have a
> better idea?
> Best,
> Daniel
> [1]
> [2]

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