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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Expressing priorities about release reviews
Date Sun, 13 Jan 2013 22:45:36 GMT
On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 5:34 PM, Craig L Russell
<craig.russell@oracle.com> wrote:
> There have been many opinions expressed over the last few years about what
> constitutes a "release". At least one opinion was that having the source in
> SCM that is freely available constitutes "release" and therefore best
> practice is to mark the source directory with the appropriate source LICENSE
> and NOTICE.
>
> Obviously, the LICENSE and NOTICE might be different for binary releases
> that include some dependencies that are distributed only with convenience
> binary releases.
>
> But many of the incubator release issues I've seen could have been avoided
> simply by including the LICENSE and NOTICE files in the source root, making
> it very difficult to release source without these files.

I'm happy to state a best practice here. At the same time, I'd like to
establish a firm basis of actual requirements that we can refer to,
which I why I opened LEGAL-155.


>
> Craig
>
>
> On Jan 13, 2013, at 2:14 PM, Benson Margulies wrote:
>
>> Is it actually required to have these files in SCM in any particular
>> location, or just to have a build/packaging process that delivers them
>> in the package?
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 3:30 PM, Craig L Russell
>> <craig.russell@oracle.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> We can also add a checklist item to the top level checklists, to be done
>>> as
>>> part of the source migration:
>>>
>>> Add LICENSE and NOTICE files to the top level repository directory. [I
>>> don't
>>> know if there is anything more specific than that, because where a
>>> project
>>> is using project/trunk, project/site, project/branches style it would go
>>> into the project/trunk directory and thence propagated to branches etc.]
>>>
>>> Craig
>>>
>>>
>>> On Jan 13, 2013, at 7:51 AM, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 13/01/13 12:45, Benson Margulies wrote:
>>>> ...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 3. Most of the reviewing in this area is done by sebb. We're lucky to
>>>>> have him paying attention to this at all, because it sure seems
>>>>> sometimes as if no one else does.
>>>>>
>>>>> Adding all of this up, I've got a very modest proposal. Let's create
a
>>>>> checklist, put it prominently at the top of the relevant doc, and then
>>>>> see if we can't improve the visibility of this. Sebb, could I ask you
>>>>> to dump your checklist into this email thread?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> +1
>>>>
>>>> We need to clone sebb's reviewing process as good practice and it would
>>>> pull together the knowledge about N&L.
>>>>
>>>>        Andy
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
>>> Craig L Russell
>>> Architect, Oracle
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> Craig L Russell
> Architect, Oracle
> http://db.apache.org/jdo
> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@oracle.com
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
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