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From Cory Johns <john...@gmail.com>
Subject [CANCEL] [VOTE] Release of Apache Allura (incubating) v1.0.0
Date Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:42:39 GMT
We are canceling the vote for this release to address the license and
procedure issues raised.


Thanks,
Cory


On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 6:43 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 28 August 2013 23:04, Cory Johns <johnsca@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > This is a call for a vote on Apache Allura 1.0.0 incubating. This is our
> > first release.
> >
> > A vote was held on developer mailing list and it passed with 9 +1's, and
> 0
> > -1's or +0's (vote thread [1], discussion thread [2] which some of the
> > votes were cast on, due to some confusion, and result thread [3]), and
> now
> > requires  a vote on general@incubator.apache.org.
> >
> > Source tar ball and signature are available at:
> > https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/incubator/allura/
>
> The NOTICE file has leading spaces on every line; these should be
> removed for a future release.
>
> The parent directory in the archive is called "allura"; generally
> projects include the version information, e.g.
> "allura-1.0.0-incubating".
> That makes it easier to distinguish unpacked archives. Not a release
> blocker.
>
> There are several 3rd party source items mentioned in the top level NOTICE
> fie.
> However I could not find any corresponding LICENSE files.
> Every file needs to be covered by a LICENSE file; not all licenses
> require a mention in the NOTICE file, so there is a mismatch here.
>
> I now see that there are multiple copies of the NOTICE and LICENSE
> files with differing content.
> This is very confusing for the end user (and the reviewer!)
>
> There should be a single NOTICE and LICENSE file in the parent
> directory (allura/) which covers all the contents (and nothing else).
>
> I think that is a release blocker.
>
> In fact it looks like the file allura/Allura/LICENSE is intended to be
> the file for the entire source release.
> It should be in the parent directory.
>
> Also, it looks to me as though some of the NOTICE content is not
> necessary; it's vital that only required content is included.
> See for example:
> http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html#mod-notice
>
> I suspect most if not all of the attrributions in the NOTICE file are
> not required, and therefore must be removed.
>
> There seem to be some files without the appropriate license header, for
> example:
>
> allura/AlluraTest/jslint/Makefile
> allura/Allura/allura/controllers/controller.template
> allura/Allura/allura/public/nf/css/blueprint/src/forms.css
> allura/Allura/allura/public/nf/css/blueprint/src/grid.css
> allura/Allura/allura/public/nf/css/blueprint/src/ie.css
> allura/Allura/allura/public/nf/css/blueprint/src/print.css
> allura/Allura/allura/public/nf/css/blueprint/src/reset.css
> allura/Allura/allura/public/nf/css/blueprint/src/typography.css
>
> There are other source files without any apparent license header.
>
> > Checksums:
> > MD5: 31b9ed4af10b28f4219c00af8592d61c  allura-incubating-1.0.0.tar.gz
> > SHA1: 0ca70edeaa497261d7f6cfbedde6cab7a20ec072
> > allura-incubating-1.0.0.tar.gz
> > SHA512:
> 38a921da57c3e53085869aa4ea9690e11247161d6351e8235907d28f1497a597f8df7fb41326cfa1c96700a8ed7cf8b79d60520784ee465358d3cccc047680e5
> > allura-incubating-1.0.0.tar.gz
> >
> > The release has been signed with keys (9BB3CE70 and 449C78B1):
> > http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=vindex&search=0x56F0526F9BB3CE70
> > http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=vindex&search=0xDB6E071B449C78B1
> >
> > Source corresponding to this release can be found at
> >
> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=incubator-allura.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/tags/asf_release_1.0.0
> >
> > Vote will be open for at least 1 week (4/Sep/2013 12PM IST) to allow for
> it
> > being our first release.
> >
> > [ ] +1 approve
> > [ ] +0 no opinion
> > [ ] -1 disapprove (and reason why)
> >
> > Thanks & Regards
> > Cory Johns
>
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