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From Matthias Wessendorf <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release cassandra 0.4.0-rc1
Date Mon, 07 Sep 2009 10:33:49 GMT
+1 on what Niall said

On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 12:26 PM, Niall
Pemberton<niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
> What about commons javaflow - you're releasing a binary jar for that
> (its not been released by apache commons) and no source code from what
> I can see:
>
> http://incubator.markmail.org/message/wko4emwcwst5imto
>
> If you're going to release that code then you should include the
> source and IMO it would be good to tag the code in subversion and give
> it a version number other than 1.0-SNAPSHOT.
>
> Niall
>
> On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com> wrote:
>>
>> The Cassandra community voted on and approved the release of Apache
>> Cassandra 0.4.0-rc1. 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/msg00856.html
>> 0.4.0-rc1 artifacts: http://people.apache.org/~eevans
>> SVN tag:
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/cassandra/tags/cassandra-0.4.0-rc1
>> Project home: http://incubator.apache.org/cassandra/
>> Incubation status: http://incubator.apache.org/projects/cassandra.html
>>
>> The vote will remain open for 72 hours (or longer if needed).
>>
>> There was quite a bit of discussion surrounding the last IPMC vote, so
>> here is a list of some of the things that were brought up, and where we
>> are are on those issues:
>>
>> * No zip archives
>>
>> We are still not generating zip archives. Hopefully that won't be an
>> issue.
>>
>> * Missing SVN properties
>>
>> This was addressed in CASSANDRA-368 (i.e. the properties are now in
>> place).
>>
>> * Licenses in lib/licenses instead of LICENSE.txt
>>
>> During the discussion, CASSANDRA-371 was created and a reference has
>> since been added to the bottom of LICENSE.txt that directs people to
>> lib/licenses for the third-party dependencies.
>>
>> The reason for putting third-party licenses in lib/licenses was to ease
>> maintenance, which in turn should help guarantee that this information
>> is up-to-date and accurate. That still seems like a valid reason so if
>> possible, I'd like to wait for the resolution of LEGAL-31
>>
>> * JUnit jar in binary archive
>>
>> I completely lost track of this after the discussion, and didn't notice
>> it until after 0.4.0-rc1 was tagged and the artifacts created. I've
>> submitted CASSANDRA-417 so that it won't be forgotten again.
>>
>> * Attributions in NOTICE.txt
>>
>> During the discussion, I explained the rationale[1] behind our
>> NOTICE.txt, but I'm not sure that went anywhere. The example cited was
>> Antlr, but by my understanding of the BSD license, there is no
>> requirement that the attribution be in a top-level file let alone one
>> named NOTICE.txt.
>>
>> Again, we're trying to keep things simple so that it is easier to
>> maintain and as a result, more accurate and up-to-date. But, if this is
>> a sore spot with IPMC voters, we'll put all attributions, required or
>> not in NOTICE.txt.
>>
>> * NOTICE shouldn't have "Developers and Contributors are listed in..."
>>
>> This is another one I lost track of after the discussion, (CASSANDRA-415
>> submitted).
>>
>>
>>
>> [1]
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/general@incubator.apache.org/msg22190.html
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> --
>> Eric Evans
>> eevans@rackspace.com
>>
>>
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