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From scott comer <wer...@mac.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] 1.1 release packages
Date Sun, 10 Oct 2010 15:09:44 GMT
  i requested white listing our installer by norton.

if we update the installer before the final release, we'll need to 
update the white listing, too.

oh, despite the few nits i posted, i think the release is fine. let's do it!

+1

scott out

On 10/10/2010 6:04 AM, Gav... wrote:
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Holger Grandy [mailto:Holger.Grandy@bmw-carit.de]
>> Sent: Thursday, 7 October 2010 12:45 AM
>> To: etch-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: [VOTE] 1.1 release packages
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I created zips and tar.gzs for the upcoming 1.1 release of Apache Etch.
>> All files are currently placed in my home directory at
>>
>> http://people.apache.org/~grandyho/apache-etch-1.1.0-incubating/
>>
>> Instructions for building the source packages can be found in the
>> README.txt and
>> BUILD.txt file and on the website
>> http://incubator.apache.org/etch/building-trunk.html
>>
>> Please vote to publish these files on the website:
>> http://incubator.apache.org/etch/downloads.html
>>
>> This vote will run for 72 hours.
>>
>> Thanks for your votes,
>> Holger
> Thanks,
>
> First off, some great Build and Readme files, very detailed.
>
> Some minor points (apologies for the length of some of these):
>
> 1. I'm not sure why the BMW Copyright has been added to the Notice.txt file?
>
> The two copyrights in there are for Cisco - which is where the code was
> developed
> and lived before it came to the ASF. The second copyright is for Apache -
> where
> the code lives and is developed now. BMW and its employees have provided
> CCLA and
> ICLAs so I'm not sure the BMW copyright is correct. BMW certainly should be
> recognised as a contributor and for provided its employees with time to work
> on
> the project. I could be wrong however, and I defer this as a question that
> should
> be raised after the release, I'm not blocking it based on this.
>
> 2. ChangeLog.txt seems to be an old version of the file RELEASE_NOTES.txt.
> Having
> both files included in confusing, especially considering the ChangeLog.txt
> seems to
> be based on the initial release attempt a year ago and is well outdated. I
> would like to
> see this file removed and the tarballs re-rolled. This however is a
> suggestion and again
> I am not going to block based on this.
>
> 3. You mention above that you will publish the files to
>     http://incubator.apache.org/etch/downloads.html .
>
> Please - DO NOT publish the release files to this page. What you do is
> publish the files
> to the people.apache.org machine to /www/www.apache.org/dist/incubator/etch/
> - take a look
> at other directories in the /www/www.apache.org/dist/incubator/ for
> examples. This ensures
> that releases are automatically populated to the official Apache Mirror
> sites across the
> world for download. You then place links on the above mentioned downloads
> page to the
> mirrors. Assuming the vote passes, I will help you will this. I will also
> see that the
> current 1.0.2 files are removed from the downloads page and put into an
> archives download
> area. There are plenty of examples around but see
>
> http://incubator.apache.org/photark/photark-downloads.html
>
> for example of how they link to the mirrors.
>
> 4. You have LICENCE_THIRD_PARTY.txt and NOTICE_THIRD_PARTY.txt files -- both
> contain licenses
> and notices for the Apache APR project. APR is an Apache Licensed product, I
> don't think that counts
> as a third party license. I do not think that these files are needed. I will
> check this but
> I am not holding up the vote because of it.
>
> 5. When downloading the Windows exe version Norton FileInsight program
> removes it as a threat
> to the system. I have pasted the details below for you to examine and
> perhaps improve upon
> for the next release.
>
> c:\users\gmcdonald\downloads\apache-etch-1.1.0-incubating-windows-x86-setup.
> exe
> ____________________________
> ____________________________
> On computer as of
> 10/10/2010 at 8:55:28 PM
> Last Used:
> 10/10/2010 at 8:57:50 PM
> Startup Item: No
> Launched: No
> ____________________________
> ____________________________
> Very Few Users
> Fewer than 10 users in the Norton Community have used this file.
> ____________________________
> Medium
> This file risk is medium.
> ____________________________
> Threat Details
> There are many indications that this file is untrustworthy and therefore not
> safe
> ____________________________
> Origin
>
> Downloaded from
> http://people.apache.org/~grandyho/apache-etch-1.1.0-incubating/apache-etch-
> 1.1.0-incubating-windows-x86-setup.exe
> ____________________________
> http://people.apache.org/~grandyho/apache-etch-1.1.0-incubating/apache-etch-
> 1.1.0-incubating-windows-x86-setup.exe
> SAFE
>
> Downloaded File:
> apache-etch-1.1.0-incubating-windows-x86-setup.exe
> ____________________________
> File Actions
> File:
> c:\users\gmcdonald\downloads\apache-etch-1.1.0-incubating-windows-x86-setup.
> exe
> Removed
> ____________________________
>
>
>
> Finally, Etch folks, if you are still with me, the above I believe are not
> release blockers, so here
> is my +1 on releasing. Nice work all.
>
> Gav...
>
>
>
>
>


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