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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release NPanday 1.3-incubating
Date Tue, 15 Mar 2011 04:05:18 GMT
On 15 March 2011 03:27, Brett Porter <brett@apache.org> wrote:
>
> On 14/03/2011, at 10:49 PM, sebb wrote:
>
>> On 14 March 2011 06:05, Adelita Padilla <apadilla@g2ix.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> The Apache NPanday community has approved the 1.3-incubating release and we are
now looking for the approval of the IPMC to publish the release.
>>>
>>> These are the major changes included in this release:
>>>
>>> * Visual Studio 2010 and .Net 4.0 Framework support
>>> * Removal of UAC and PAB directories
>>>
>>>
>>> Subversion tag:
>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/npanday/tags/npanday-1.3-incubating/
>>
>> NOTICE file still says 2011
>
> Fixed in SVN. Not a blocker for the release, I imagine.
>
>>
>> There is no DISCLAIMER anywhere I could find.
>
> Fixed in SVN. Liit, I suggest you add that to the release tarballs and re-sign them.
It seems like overkill to start the release over for this.
>
>>
>> Nor on the website, for that matter, though there is an Incubator logo.
>
> Top right of http://incubator.apache.org/npanday/docs/1.3-incubating/index.html and http://incubator.apache.org/npanday/index.html
?

Yes, the logos are (still) there.

> I'm assuming you were looking at the old docs from the last release currently linked
from the site (since it was rolled back), which points out it came from Codeplex.

I am looking at the current website.
The pages you mention above have the Incubator logo, but no disclaimer
that I could find.

For an example of how it can be done, see: http://incubator.apache.org/rat/
The first paragraph starts:  "Apache RAT is an effort undergoing
incubation at The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) ..."

>>
>> I think this is a blocker.
>>
>>>
>>> Staging repository:
>>> http://vmbuild.apache.org/archiva/repository/staged-npanday/
>>>
>>>
>>> Distribution files are located here:
>>> http://people.apache.org/~apadilla/npanday/1.3-incubating/
>>
>> The key is registered with public servers, but the name etc. should
>> ideally have some reference to Apache:
>>
>> gpg: searching for "0X7580DCDB" from hkp server pgp.mit.edu
>> (1)     apadilla (adelita) <apadilla@maestrodev.com>
>>          2048 bit RSA key 7580DCDB, created: 2011-01-14
>>
>> I cannot find the KEYS file.
>
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/npanday/project/KEYS
> http://www.apache.org/dist/incubator/npanday/KEYS

Thanks, found that later. It would help to include the link in VOTE emails.

> I don't think all users mention Apache, but it'd be good for Liit to add her ASF email
address onto the key and resubmit it.
>
>>
>> The repository-builder files seem to contain chunks of a repository,
>> and contain many non-ASF files. It's not clear if these all have
>> compatible licences, and anyway they don't seem to be mentioned in the
>> LICENSE file (or NOTICE, where necessary).
>>
>> Potential blocker.
>>
>> The MSI file also contains lots of 3rd party jars.
>
> I referenced this here: http://markmail.org/message/sjlmw66a76phyn25
>
> It's not ideal, but they are all redistributable in accordance with the legal policy.

Do any of them require attribution in the NOTICE file?

Unless they all use the Apache Licence 2.0, then their licences need
to be added to LICENSE.txt.
In any case, the products should probably be mentioned in LICENSE.txt

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