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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache Shiro graduation as TLP
Date Tue, 17 Aug 2010 23:52:11 GMT
  On 8/18/10 1:15 AM, Joe Schaefer wrote:
>> In other word, the  release *is* the SVN revision that has been voted.
> Bzzt. The release package may contain files not found in svn. See httpd
> releases for examples.  That is why the document you referenced avoids
> discussion of svn; it's the actual tarball that counts.

Thanks for correcting my wrong understanding. Yes, release = tarball 
produced by any tool you may want to use (maven, ant, make, human sweat 
and fingers...)
>> At least, I would  suggest that you restore the file, then discuss the
>> rationale for this file  being present or not on another thread:)
> The reason it's good to have the LICENSE and NOTICE file appear in the
> base of any reasonable svn checkout is because svn is a distribution
> point for developers, so having license info about the collected work
> (represented by an svn checkout) appear in expected places is important.

I buy that.

Thanks for the clarification !

Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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