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From Francis De Brabandere <franci...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Empire-db version 2.0.5-incubating (take 2)
Date Tue, 01 Sep 2009 21:30:52 GMT
Sebb,

So to sum up, do we still have blocking issues left? I can brew an
other release to fix a few more of those minor issues (they are fixed
in trunk) but I don't know how to do it with a different tag/version.

Francis

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 7:00 PM, sebb<sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/09/2009, Francis De Brabandere <francisdb@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Also, just noticed that there is another version of the tutorial in
>>  > Word format (tutorial.doc).
>>  >
>>  > This is stored in SVN alongside tutorial.pdf, but for some reason in
>>  > the archive the doc file is stored in one of the subdirectories, viz:
>>  > src/empire-db-examples. Not sure why one would need the proprietary
>>  > Word fomat document - surely anyone that can read Word can also read
>>  > PDF format files? - but if it is needed, seems to me it should be
>>  > alongside the PDF version of the file.
>>  >
>>  > Not blockers, but should be fixed for a future release.
>>
>>
>> The problem is that you can not edit pdf files, so that doc is the
>>  source for the pdf. I don't see why we should add that to the
>>  distribution.
>
> OK, I see.
>
> In that case, the .doc file does need to be in the source archive, as
> the archive is supposed to contain everything needed to build the
> binary output.
>
> There should probably be a comment in the Build instructions to
> mention that the PDF is built from the DOC file.
>
>>  We can always convert it to openoffice file format or
>>  something else if that helps.
>
> No need to do so.
>
> BTW, there are ways of converting plain text files to PDF which can be
> automated using Maven plugins; in which case only the source would
> need to be stored in SVN. The PDF could be generated as part of the
> Maven build process. Just a suggestion to consider in future.
>
>>  Francis
>>
>>
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