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From "scott comer (sccomer)" <scco...@cisco.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Etch 1.0.2-incubating
Date Fri, 06 Mar 2009 15:49:42 GMT
+1 disclaimer verified.

James Dixson wrote:
> I have updated the packages with a DISCLAIMER.txt file.
>
> The previous candidates have been removed and replaces with new files:
>
> The candidate files can be found here:
>    http://people.apache.org/~dixson/apache-etch/1.0.2-incubating/
>
> Each file has a MD5, SHA1 and a Signature.
>
> The output from RAT is also included in the "*-rat-output.txt" file
> just as before.
>
> --
> james
>
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 8:44 AM, ant elder <antelder@apache.org> wrote:
>   
>> There needs to be this text included:
>>
>> "Apache Etch is an effort undergoing incubation at The Apache Software
>> Foundation (ASF), sponsored by the Apache Incubator PMC. Incubation is
>> required of all newly accepted projects until a further review indicates
>> that
>> the infrastructure, communications, and decision making process have
>> stabilized
>> in a manner consistent with other successful ASF projects. While incubation
>> status is not necessarily a reflection of the completeness or stability of
>> the
>> code, it does indicate that the project has yet to be fully endorsed by the
>> ASF."
>>
>> The Incubator policy page mentions that this is required:
>>
>> "the release archive MUST contain an Incubation disclaimer (as described in
>> the previous section)"
>>  - http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html#Releases
>>
>> but that previous section mentioned appears to be missing. The release
>> management guide also mentions it but has a TODO to finish the section:
>>
>> "TODO: the incubator requires that users are informed that the by including
>> a standard disclaimer. may be include in README, RELEASE_NOTES DISCLAIMER."
>>  -
>> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/releasemanagement.html#notes-disclaimer
>>
>> That guide recommends that the disclaimer is included in the NOTICE but I'm
>> not sure that is correct these days and I thought now either a separate
>> DISCLAIMER file or including the disclaimer text in the top README was
>> preferred.
>>
>>   ...ant
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 2:20 PM, James Dixson <dixson3@gmail.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> I probably missed the disclaimer text completely. Is there a
>>> web-page/reference that describes what should be in it?
>>>
>>> As for the headers, this is a known inconsistency in some of the
>>> source files. We have already corrected it in trunk and it will be
>>> part of the 1.1 release.
>>>
>>> --
>>> james
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 4:06 AM, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>       
>>>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:54 AM, James Dixson <dixson3@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> Ok folks I believe we have our first Apache release candidate for Etch:
>>>>> apache-etch-1.0.2-incubating.
>>>>>
>>>>> With this release we have updated all of the licensing/headers for the
>>>>> project to meet Apache standards, fixed a few bugs and validated under
>>>>> Windows, OS X and Linux (Ubuntu).
>>>>>
>>>>> Complete listing of what was fixed is here:
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&pid=12310835&fixfor=12313456
>>     
>>>>> We *have not* in 1.0.2 changed the package names from "etch" to
>>>>> "org.apache.etch", that change will be in our next release,
>>>>> apache-etch-1.1-incubating, which will be ready for release in another
>>>>>           
>> 2-3
>>     
>>>>> weeks. We did not change the package names to maintain compatibility
>>>>>           
>> for
>>     
>>>>> folks running the pre-apache 1.0.x releases who are only interested in
>>>>> bug-fixes.
>>>>>
>>>>> We have met the threshold for committer votes in the following threads:
>>>>>
>>>>>  http://n2.nabble.com/-vote--Release-1.0.2-td2294748.html
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>> http://n2.nabble.com/-vote--Release-1.0.2-(second-attempt)-td2360187.html<http://n2.nabble.com/-vote--Release-1.0.2-%28second-attempt%29-td2360187.html>
>> <
>> http://n2.nabble.com/-vote--Release-1.0.2-%28second-attempt%29-td2360187.html
>>     
>>>>> The candidate files can be found here:
>>>>>   http://people.apache.org/~dixson/apache-etch/1.0.2-incubating/<http://people.apache.org/%7Edixson/apache-etch/1.0.2-incubating/>
>>>>>           
>> <http://people.apache.org/%7Edixson/apache-etch/1.0.2-incubating/>
>>     
>>>>> Each file has a MD5, SHA1 and a Signature.
>>>>>
>>>>> Finally, the output from RAT is also included in the "*-rat-output.txt"
>>>>> file.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> james
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>> I can't find a DISCLAIMER file or the Incubator disclaimer text anywhere
>>>>         
>> in
>>     
>>>> the release artifacts. If it is there and I've just missed it then +1 as
>>>>         
>> the
>>     
>>>> rest of it looks good, but if the disclaimer is missing then that
>>>>         
>> probably
>>     
>>>> needs to be fixed.
>>>>
>>>> A couple of other non-blocking comments:
>>>>
>>>> Nothing in the readme or releases notes says what Etch does, might be
>>>>         
>> nice
>>     
>>>> to have a brief sentence or two saying what the project is about.
>>>>
>>>> There's a Cisco copyright at the top of all the source files, can that
>>>>         
>> be
>>     
>>>> moved to the NOTICE file as described at:
>>>> http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#headers
>>>>
>>>>   ...ant
>>>>
>>>>         
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