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From Matthieu Riou <matthieu.r...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release cassandra 0.4.0-rc1
Date Fri, 04 Sep 2009 20:27:23 GMT
On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 8:40 AM, 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.
>
>
+1 from me.

Matthieu


> 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<http://people.apache.org/%7Eeevans>
> 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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