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From "Franklin, Matthew B." <mfrank...@mitre.org>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Release Apache Rave 0.7-incubating
Date Mon, 23 Jan 2012 22:28:35 GMT


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ate Douma [mailto:ate@douma.nu]
>Sent: Monday, January 23, 2012 5:14 PM
>To: rave-dev@incubator.apache.org
>Cc: general@incubator.apache.org
>Subject: Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Rave 0.7-incubating
>
>On 01/23/2012 10:56 PM, Ate Douma wrote:
>> On 01/23/2012 10:30 PM, Franklin, Matthew B. wrote:
>>> On 1/23/12 3:29 PM, "sebb"<sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 23 January 2012 15:17, Franklin, Matthew B.<mfranklin@mitre.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> This is the sixth incubator release for Apache Rave, with the artifacts
>>>>> being versioned as 0.7-incubating.
>>>>>
>>>>> We are requesting a lazy consensus vote, as we have already received
3
>>>>> binding IPMC +1 votes during the release voting on rave-dev -
>>>>>
>>>>> VOTE: http://s.apache.org/xqH
>>>>> RESULT: http://s.apache.org/rg
>>>>>
>>>>> Release notes:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/rave/tags/0.7-
>incubating/CHANGE
>>>>> LOG
>>>>>
>>>>> SVN source tag (r1227377):
>>>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/rave/tags/0.7-incubating/
>>>>
>>>> NOTICE file says:
>>>>
>>>> Apache Rave
>>>> Copyright 2011 The Apache Software Foundation
>>>>
>>>> Is this still correct?
>>>
>>> The release was spun on January 4th of 2012 and there were 4 minor
>changes
>>> made between 2012& the release. Based on prior discussions on this list,
>>> minor changes don't seem to be a blocker [1]. Additionally, I have
>>> created a JIRA ticket for updating the copyright date on all NOTICE files
>>> [2].
>>>
>>> [1] : http://markmail.org/message/3b776xpdzijynypc
>>> [2] : https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/RAVE-439
>>>
>>
>> Besides this being a minor and certainly non-blocker issue, a similar question
>> came up just last week on legal-discuss@ where the question was if every
>> copyright statement would need to be 'bumped' to adjust for the new year.
>Greg
>> Stein provided IMO a nice and clear (follow up) answer about the
>importance of
>> how and when to do this [3]:
>>
>> <quote>
>> Actually, the shorter answer is "get it close, but don't worry about it."
>> (per a lawyer friend of mine)
>>
>> What you put in the header is advisory. If you end up in court, it has zero
>> impact compared to the actual commit history that demonstrates it is your
>> work. "Your work" is the operative issue; not when you happened to do that
>> work."
>> </quote>
>> Original message and thread link:
>http://markmail.org/message/v3n7vyd4anxmgzbn
>
>On second thought, the above quote might not be relevant in *this* context,
>as
>in this case it concerns the NOTICE file, not some copyrighted resource itself.
>
>Nonetheless, the fact this was a release cut on January 4th, I think it truely
>isn't of much concern anyway, and for subsequent releases we'll adjust the
>copyright date.
>
>I do however very much appreciate the proper review and feedback from
>sebb, and
>others on general@ alike, because all these tiny issues are soo easy to
>overlook!

+1.  Much better to catch it on January 23rd, 2012 than on January 23rd, 2015.  Thanks, Sebb.

>
>Thanks, Ate
>
>>
>> So I see no reason at all to worry about these now.
>>
>> And, for the record, none of the NOTICE files in this release themselves
>were
>> modified since 2011.
>>
>> Ate
>>
>>>>
>>>>> Maven staging repo:
>>>>> https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/orgapacherave-
>015/
>>>>>
>>>>> Source release:
>>>>>
>>>>> https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/orgapacherave-
>015/org/
>>>>> apache/rave/rave-project/0.7-incubating/rave-project-0.7-incubating-
>sourc
>>>>> e-release.zip
>>>>>
>>>>> Binary releases
>>>>>
>>>>> http://people.apache.org/builds/incubator/rave/0.7-
>incubating/apache-rave
>>>>> -0.7-incubating-bin.tar.gz
>>>>>
>>>>> http://people.apache.org/builds/incubator/rave/0.7-
>incubating/apache-rave
>>>>> -0.7-incubating-bin.zip
>>>>>
>>>>> PGP release keys:
>>>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/rave/KEYS
>>>>>
>>>>> Lazy consensus, vote open for 72 hours.
>>>>>
>>>>> [ ] +1 approve
>>>>> [ ] +0 no opinion
>>>>> [ ] -1 disapprove (and reason why)
>>>>>
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