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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache ManifoldCF 0.1
Date Sun, 09 Jan 2011 02:56:57 GMT
On 9 January 2011 02:33, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
> (1) There already is a separate DISCLAIMER.txt.  I have attached it
> for your consideration.

OK.

> (2) As discussed earlier, the LICENSE file already contains sections
> for HSQLDB and Jetty; the stuff added to the end of the README came
> from NOTICE files in those projects, and is not license material.
> (3) I don't know what download tool you have, but if you look in SVN
> you will note that there are indeed no blank lines at the start of any
> of the files.

Sorry, I was looking at the attachments in GoogleMail.
Appears to be a bug in the View option, because they are OK when downloaded.

> (4) Making yet another ant target will make a very complex build twice
> as complex.  I don't think that is wise at this point.

I don't understand how one extra target can double the complexity.

> In short, I don't think there is any point in further changes.

I still think the binary archive is unnecessarily bloated, and will
cause wasted load and resources for mirrors and consumers.

> Thanks,
> Karl
>
> On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 8:48 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 8 January 2011 16:40, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've attached a new proposed version of README.txt, NOTICE.TXT, and
>>> LICENSE.txt.  Any further comments?
>>
>> As previously mentioned, all the files appear to have leading blank lines.
>> These should be removed.
>>
>> The README file says:
>>
>> "Apache ManifoldCF is a multi-repository crawler framework, with
>> multiple connectors,
>> under incubation."
>>
>> This is insufficient as an incubation disclaimer.
>> However I suggest the reference to incubation is removed, and a
>> separate DISCLAIMER file created.
>>
>> See for example:
>> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/empire-db/trunk/DISCLAIMER.txt
>>
>> Also, I think the NOTICEs at the end ot the README belong in the LICENSE file.
>>
>> ==
>>
>> As an entirely separate issue, the README says that the project has to
>> be built before use, and explains that one needs to download Java and
>> Ant.
>> If that is the case, why not include a download section in the build
>> file which fetches all the dependencies?
>>
>> Or at least have an Ant target that copies the jar files to the
>> correct directories, and update the binary package to include a single
>> copy of each only.
>>
>>> Karl
>>>
>>>
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