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From "Patrick Linskey" <plins...@bea.com>
Subject RE: [VOTE] publish openjpa 0.9.6-incubating release
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2006 22:16:53 GMT
Hi,

Does anyone else have any showstopping concerns? It'd be good to know
about them now, so that we can fix all of them and then re-run the
three-day vote on the OpenJPA list.

Thanks,

-Patrick

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Patrick Linskey
BEA Systems, Inc. 

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: robert burrell donkin [mailto:robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2006 12:58 PM
> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [VOTE] publish openjpa 0.9.6-incubating release
> 
> On 11/16/06, Marc Prud'hommeaux <mprudhom@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > The OpenJPA incubator community voted on and has approved a proposal
> > to release OpenJPA 0.9.6-incubating. Pursuant to the 
> Releases section
> > of the Incubation Policy (http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/
> > Incubation_Policy.html#Releases ) we would now like to request the
> > permission of the Incubator PMC to publish the release zip file on
> > the openjpa download page (http://cwiki.apache.org/openjpa/
> > downloads.html).
> 
> i have some issues i'd like to see fixed plus less important issues,
> some questions i'd like answered and some comments just FYI
> 
> -- issues (i would like to see fixed) --
> 
> http://incubator.apache.org/projects/openjpa.html has some unresolved
> copyright issues. i trust that this just means that the status page
> hasn't been updated.
> 
> openjpa distributes some jars in the binary. NOTICE.txt is ok (but
> note http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html now asks that apache
> collective copyright is included) but their licenses are not included
> in LICENSE.txt. see
> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/examples/LICENSE for example.
> 
> source distribution is missing LICENSE, NOTICE and DISCLAIMER at the
> top level. (these probably need to be commit into svn.)
> 
> -- minor issues --
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/openjpa/tags/0.9.6-i
ncubating/src/site/apt/*.apt
> lack license headers. apt supports comments so these should probably
> have headers.
> 
> -- questions --
> 
> i can't find LICENSE, NOTICE or DISCLAIMER in
> openjpa-all-0.9.6-incubating.jar. did you intend to prevent official
> distribution through maven repositories?
> 
> (RAT)
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/openjpa/tags/0.9.6-i
ncubating/openjpa->
jdbc/src/main/resources/org/apache/openjpa/jdbc/schema/schemas
> -doctype.rsrc
> has no license header. is this a generated file?
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/openjpa/tags/0.9.6-i
ncubating/openjpa->
persistence/src/main/resources/org/apache/openjpa/persistence/
> orm-xsd.rsrc
> has no license header. is this a generated file?
> 
> -- comments --
> 
> --- notes and suggestions (for future reference) ---
> 
> there is no need to create sums for detached signatures.
> 
> some users (typically on *nix) prefer either bz2'd or tar.gz's
> distributions. creating additional artifacts is quick and easy so this
> is an easy way to make life just a little easier for some users.
> 
> i personally prefer the source and binary distributions to unpack to
> different directories but the overlay style (both unpack to the same
> directory forming a combined product) is also good if a little effort
> is invested into it.
> 
> there is no RELEASE_NOTES in the base directory. for open source
> projects, these serve as an important communication to users. the
> content will often serve for reuse in announcements and other
> grassroots publicity. consider creating them for the next release.
> 
> - robert
> 
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