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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Approve the release of Shindig Incubator 1.0
Date Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:53:36 GMT
On 26/04/2009, sebb <> wrote:
> I think there are some problems with the archives.
>  The *java* archive contains a .war file which has 42 jars in the
>  WEB-INF/lib directory.
>  Some 17 or so of these are ASF files, but the rest are 3rd party files.
>  None of the 3rd party files are mentioned in the META-INF NOTICE and
>  LICENSE files.
>  Yes, there is a DEPENDENCIES file, but AFAIK, that information should
>  be in the N & L files.  The NOTICE file does not mention the crypto
>  dependencies.

Forgot to mention - there are also missing dependencies from the top
level N+L files.

I would expected each level of archive to contain N&L files that
relate to the content.

>  There is a COPYING file in the java archive top-level directory which
>  is just a copy of AL 2.0; it could be deleted. I'm not sure the
>  COMMITTERS file belongs in archives.
>  The *php* archive also has the COPYING and COMMITTERS files. The
>  NOTICE file says 2008.
>  Not sure the .htaccess file belongs in it.
>  Test files are not normally included in binary archives; they are
>  usually only present in the source archive. This is where having
>  separate source and binary archives even for interpreted code would
>  help. Also the source archive should contain files such as pom.xml
>  which are only needed for building the binary archive.

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