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From Scott Comer <wer...@mac.com>
Subject Re: release 1.1.0 wiki page and beyond...
Date Wed, 17 Jun 2009 11:56:37 GMT
thanks! i will work on this.

scott out

On Jun 17, 2009, at 3:09 AM, Niclas Hedhman wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 12:33 AM, scott comer<wert1y@mac.com> wrote:
>
>> currently we are linking to artifacts from cisco (1.0.1) and from  
>> james
>> (1.0.2)
>> and my (1.1.0) home directories on people.apache.org. i'm guessing  
>> there is
>> a
>> better place to put these latter two released files.
>
> Hmmm... I think I have missed to inform you about how releases are
> handled. I have not been a release manager myself since 2004, so I am
> a bit rusty on the subject.
>
> In essence, the ASF doesn't have enough bandwidth to serve all the
> downloads from the public, so we depend on other companies to be
> 'mirrors', and for that to work there are both a special "download
> page" script as well as dedicated locations where the artifacts must
> be stored.
>
> Here are some pages with a lot of information;
> http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html
> http://www.apache.org/dev/release-download-pages.html  [1]
> http://www.apache.org/dev/release-signing.html
> http://httpd.apache.org/dev/release.html
> http://commons.apache.org/releases/
>
> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/releasemanagement.html (still  
> under dev)
>
> also see example from other podling;
> http://incubator.apache.org/sling/site/release-management.html
>
>
> Please note that when they speak of
> "www.apache.org/dist/incubator/etch", the actual location is;
> Server; people.apache.org
> Directory; /x1/www/incubator.apache.org/etch
>
>
> [1] This document describes how you create a Download page for stuff
> stored in /dist and served by mirrors.
>
>
> Cheers
> -- 
> Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> http://www.qi4j.org - New Energy for Java
>
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