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From Todd Volkert <tvolk...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Pivot 1.1 (second try)
Date Thu, 16 Apr 2009 11:30:07 GMT
Can a few PMC members please check this out to see if I resolved all the issues?

Thanks,
-T

On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 3:49 PM, Todd Volkert <tvolkert@gmail.com> wrote:
> Incubator PMC members:
>
> I've addressed the concerns brought up in the first vote and have
> re-rolled the distribution archives with the fixes.  Specifically,
> here's what changed since the last vote:
>
> * Changed the JDK 1.5 system requirement in the BUILD file to be JDK
> 1.6 (which includes the StAX API and JavaScript engine).  This enabled
> us to remove the stax*.jar and js*.jar files from the distribution and
> sidestep any potential issues with including them in the future.  Note
> that the runtime system requirement is still JRE 1.5 -- this stricter
> 1.6 system requirement only applies to those who want to build Pivot
> from source.
>
> * Removed the LiveConnect "plugin.jar" from being included in the
> distribution, and added a note about the need for the library in the
> BUILD file.  Also added a check in the build file to fail
> descriptively if the developer does not have the LiveConnect library
> on their classpath.
>
> * Removed JUnit from being included in the distribution, and listed it
> a system requirement in the BUILD file.  Also added a check in the
> build file to fail descriptively if the developer does not have JUnit
> on their classpath.
>
> * Added the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License to the LICENSE
> file.  Note that since we removed JUnit from the distribution, we no
> longer need to add the Common Public License to the LICENSE file.
>
> * Updated the servlet-api.jar to the one that ships with Tomcat 6.0,
> and updated the NOTICE file to explicitly state that the file comes
> from Apache Tomcat and is licensed under the Apache License 2.0.
>
> I have re-posted the new distribution archives and the newly generated
> RAT reports to the following location:
> http://people.apache.org/~tvolkert/pivot/
>
> I have also checked the archives by running the following tests:
> * Unpacked all archives (zip and tar.gz, source and binaries) into
> distinct folders.
> * Verified the md5 and sha1 checksums of all archives
> * Verified the pgp signatures of all archives
> * Inspected the Javadoc included in the binary release
> * Built and ran a suite of proprietary Pivot apps against the binary
> JAR files from the command line (DesktopApplicationContext)
> * Built the "build", "doc", "dist", and "install" targets from within
> the source distribution and verified that the output was correct (by
> inspection).
> * Looked at the .txt RAT report to make sure that the remaining files
> without a license header were acceptable.
> * Made sure that my most recent changes are in the new artifacts.
>
> With these changes, I'd like to call for another vote.  Please vote by
> 6 PM UTC Friday, 4/17.
>
> [  ] +1 Publish
> [  ] +0
> [  ] -0
> [  ] -1 Don't publish
>
> Thanks
> -T
>

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