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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Marmotta 3.0.0-incubating (RC8)
Date Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:47:07 GMT
On 17 April 2013 17:35, Sebastian Schaffert <sschaffert@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi sebb,
>
> there are different NOTICE files for the different distributions, because
> the binary distributions are rather framework applications that bundle a
> lot of third party libraries.
>

That's as it should be.


> - The NOTICE file for the source distribution contains the notices for the
> 3rd party source code and data files contained in the source distribution
> and excludes the dependencies. We had to include some 3rd party source code
> temporarily, because the libraries are not available via Maven or we needed
> to patch the code.
> The NOTICE files for the different binary distributions also contain the
> notices for the binary dependencies we are bundling, because users of
> course need to be aware of any licensing issues that might arise when using
> the binary distributions. Each binary distribution will therefore have a
> different NOTICE file.
>
> We had long discussions about the content of the NOTICE files. We followed
> as much as possible the guidelines on the ASF websites (which are sometimes
> a bit contradictory)


Please can you advise where the contradictions are so they can be sorted
out?


> and also the examples of several other well-known
> Apache projects that are of similar nature (e.g. Apache SOLR also has
> similar NOTICE files, likewise ODE and Geronimo). See e.g. the original
> discussion [1] and the refinements we did after the recommendations of our
> mentors [2].
>
>
>From Marvin's recent post in another VOTE thread:

The ASF now has documentation which describes a formulaic approach to
creating
LICENSE and NOTICE.  If you follow the recipe, you should be OK.

    http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html


[1]
>
> http://markmail.org/message/rrvpchj7jetn3yj7?q=list:org%2Eapache%2Emarmotta%2Edev+notice
> [2]
>
> http://markmail.org/message/tnxoyavqwykgrzhf?q=list:org%2Eapache%2Emarmotta%2Edev+notice
>
> In case you have suggestions for improvement, I am happy to accept any
> feedback you might have. Even after several weeks of digging through
> licenses and notices, I am still a software engineer and not a lawyer. In
> case of doubt, we therefore decided to stay on the safe side and rather add
> a notice than forget about it. I don't want any users with legal problems
> ... ;-)
>
> Greetings,
>
> Sebastian
>
>
> 2013/4/17 sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>
>
> > On 15 April 2013 14:40, Sebastian Schaffert <sschaffert@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Dear all,
> > >
> > > Apache Marmotta is an implementation of the Linked Data Platform and
> > > accompanying services. In the last months, we have migrated our old
> > source
> > > code to the Apache infrastructure and tried to adapt the Apache
> policies
> > in
> > > all parts of the project. In particular, we have fixed all remaining
> > > licensing issues and spent much time on developing the appropriate
> NOTICE
> > > and LICENSE files.
> > >
> > > We have executed 8 voting cycles on release candidates throughout the
> > last
> > > weeks and we think we are now (finally) ready to really do the release.
> > >
> > > The vote on release candidate RC8 has been open for more than 72 hours
> on
> > > the developer mailinglist [1]. After closing the vote, we have the
> > > following voting results:
> > > - 2 binding votes (from the mentors Andy Seaborne and Nandana
> > > Mihindukulasooriya)
> > > - 6 non-binding votes (the remaining developers)
> > >
> > > I'd therefore like to ask now the general incubator to check our
> release
> > > candidate. Since this is our first release, please check thoroughly,
> I'd
> > > like to be sure we did not miss anything. The release notes (fixed
> > issues)
> > > are available at the Jira Issue Tracker [2].
> > >
> > >
> > > [1]
> > >
> > >
> >
> http://markmail.org/message/uncutapltb3mopgy?q=list:org%2Eapache%2Emarmotta%2Edev
> > > [2]
> > >
> > >
> >
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=12314321&version=12323952
> > >
> > >
> > > Please find attached below the concrete details on the release and on
> the
> > > vote.
> > >
> > > Greetings,
> > >
> > > Sebastian
> > >
> > >
> > > ===================================================
> > > A candidate for the Marmotta 3.0.0-incubating release is available at:
> > >
> > >
> >
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/incubator/marmotta/3.0.0-incubating/
> > >
> > > The release candidate is based on the sources tagged with
> > 3.0.0-incubating
> > > in:
> > >
> > > https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator-marmotta.git
> > >
> > >
> > The NOTICE file in the source archive and Git tree looks rather big - are
> > all of those really present in the source?
> > Also the formatting of the header is non-standard.
> >
> >
> > > The release candidate consists of the following source distribution
> > > archives:
> > > - apache-marmotta-3.0.0-incubating-src.[zip|tar.gz]
> > >   SHA1 of ZIP: ac0cc9aa641a37fea96adaf128e44b0d6a06cc8f
> > >   SHA1 of TGZ: e176b0b7816e5c334a3d8dccb960cda0b64d4b4c
> > >
> > > In addition, the following supplementary binary distributions are
> > provided:
> > > - apache-marmotta-3.0.0-incubating-installer.[zip|tar.gz]
> > >   SHA1 of ZIP: 4e5bf3e5c59e04bea3776d76c37990fa1efd6995
> > >   SHA1 of TGZ: a8736dd1700c7993762dea0446a23c2d314e03ec
> > > - apache-marmotta-3.0.0-incubating-ldpath.[zip|tar.gz]
> > >   SHA1 of ZIP: 3dab792c935bf0380c98fb2767ea75653df3b9b1
> > >   SHA1 of TGZ: 237040387801aa6538fd07e3c75265b06e3d4ce3
> > > - apache-marmotta-3.0.0-incubating-webapp.[zip|tar.gz]
> > >   SHA1 of ZIP: 7784ee71b665782f1011a8d1333524c825b90c6d
> > >   SHA1 of TGZ: 217e17709e6e84ffe755841ac69f850538e867f7
> > >
> > > A staged Maven repository is available for review at:
> > >
> > >
> >
> https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/orgapachemarmotta-093/
> > >
> > > Please vote on releasing this package as Apache Marmotta
> > 3.0.0-incubating.
> > > The vote is open for the next 72 hours and passes if a majority of at
> > > least three +1 Marmotta PMC votes are cast.
> > >
> > > [ ] +1 Release this package as Apache Marmotta 3.0.0-incubating
> > > [ ]  0 I don't feel strongly about it, but I'm okay with the release
> > > [ ] -1 Do not release this package because...
> > >
> >
>

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