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From Om <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject [VOTE] Release InstallApacheFlex 1.0 - RC2
Date Sat, 08 Sep 2012 00:00:24 GMT
Hi folks,

After the -1 bloodbath of the first VOTE, we are trying again :-)

This is the first official release of the InstallApacheFlex AIR
application.  The official Apache distribution is the source kit which can
contains only source.

The source distributions for Windows and Mac are available here:
http://people.apache.org/~bigosmallm/installapacheflex_RC2/

We are have binary distributions as a convenience for the respective
platforms, available here:
http://people.apache.org/~bigosmallm/installapacheflex_RC2/binaries/

Along with the installer, we are releasing the 'badge installer' that can
be embedded in our site as well as third-party websites.  Here is a preview:
http://incubator.apache.org/flex/installer.html

Here are the list of things fixed after the feedback received from the
first vote:

1.  Removed mention of AS3CoreLib library in the NOTICE
2.  Cleaned up the LICENCE by removing unncessary stuff
3.  Removed ./src/assets/fonts/open-sans/Apache License Version 2.txt and
merged the font license details into the LICENCE file.
4.  Removed IDE specific files - .project, etc. from the source distribution
5.  Removed unnecessary variables in build.properties file that were
referencing the apache.org site.
6.  Created the following JIRA issues describing:
    a.  Procedure for signing the InstallApacheFlex releases:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLEX-33186
    b.  Explanation of how the preferred mirror urls are used when
downloading Apache artifacts:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLEX-33187
7.  Fixed problem which cause installation to be aborted after attempting
to download the swfobject files.
8.  Fixed issue with the source package creation process which was causing
the fonts and png files to get corrupted.  This should fix the various
    related compilation issues.
9.  The prerequiste "/common" project is now being distributed in the
source package as well.
10. Cleaned up the READme file to include more comprehensive information
about the build process.  Fixed multiple typos.
11. Created a new RELEASE_GUIDE file that describes the process to release
InstallApacheFlex
12. Cleaned up issues that showed up in the rat.report.
13. Moved the READme file to the top level in the source distribution
package.
14. Added a 'Disclaimer' link in the Installer app that points to the
disclaimer page here:
http://incubator.apache.org/flex/installer-disclaimer.html

Before voting please review the section,
"What are the ASF requirements on approving a release?", at
http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#approving-a-release

Please vote to approve this release:

[ ] +1 Approve the release
[ ] -1 Veto the release (please provide specific comments)

This vote will be open for at least 72 hours.

Regards,
Om & Erik
Apache Flex PPMC members + Release managers

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