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From ant elder <ant.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release cassandra 0.4.0-beta1
Date Mon, 17 Aug 2009 11:05:20 GMT
On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 10:46 AM, sebb<sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 14/08/2009, Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com> wrote:
>> The Cassandra community voted on and approved the release of Apache
>>  Cassandra 0.4.0-beta1. We would now like to request the approval of the
>>  Incubator PMC for this release.
>>
>>  Cassandra is a massively scalable, eventually consistent, distributed,
>>  structured key-value store.
>>
>>  Podling Vote thread:
>>  http://www.mail-archive.com/cassandra-dev@incubator.apache.org/msg00639.html
>>  0.4.0-beta1 artifacts: http://people.apache.org/~eevans
>
> No zip archives.
>
>>  SVN Tag:
>>  http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/cassandra/tags/cassandra-0.4.0-beta1
>
> Lots of missing SVN properties, see CASSANDRA-368
>
> The NOTICE file should not contain the line
> "Developers and Contributors are listed in the project POM file"
>
> It only mentions Groovy, yet the binary archive contains several other jars:
>
> antlr-3.1.3.jar
> apache-cassandra-incubating-0.4.0-beta1.jar
> clhm-20090629.jar
> commons-cli-1.1.jar
> commons-collections-3.2.1.jar
> commons-javaflow-1.0-SNAPSHOT.jar
> commons-lang-2.4.jar
> google-collect-1.0-rc1.jar
> groovy-1.5.6.jar
> high-scale-lib.jar
> jline-0.9.94.jar
> junit-4.6.jar
> libthrift.jar
> log4j-1.2.15.jar
>
> The commons jars are OK, but surely the others need mentioning?
> Is JUnit needed at run-time? If not, don't include it.
>
> The different license files all need to be included in the top-level
> LICENSE.txt file
>
> No need to mention commons or other ASF jars, but the others should be
> mentioned, e.g. add at the end:
>
> x,y, and z are licensed under the AL 2.0, see above.
>
> The license for X is here:
> [Include license text]
>
> Etc.
>
>>  Project home: http://incubator.apache.org/cassandra/
>>  Incubation status: http://incubator.apache.org/projects/cassandra.html
>>
>>  Regards,
>>
>>
>>  --
>>  Eric Evans
>>  eevans@rackspace.com
>>

Could you say which if any of those are blocking issues that must be
fixed for this release? Given whats being said in the "Thrift release
legal issues" thread i think it should be ok to have the 3rd party
licenses separate, the NOTICE file looks acceptable to me too.

   ...ant

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