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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache ODF Toolkit 0.6.1-incubating
Date Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:17:00 GMT

On Mar 12, 2014, at 6:49 AM, Rob Weir wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 1:07 AM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>> Hi -
>> 
>> Small nonblocking issues with this release candidate:
>> 
>> (1) The source should not include the KEYS file.
>> 
> 
> OK.  Hopefully you saw that we also have the file on the dist server:
> 
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/release/incubator/odftoolkit/KEYS
> 
> 
>> (2) I have trouble with the build so I could not judge the build. A maven 3 build
would be nice and it is beiung discussed by the podling.
>> 
> 
> Right.  We built with Maven 2.  We have an ornery dependency that
> doesn't seem to like Maven 3.  Work-in-progress on that.
> 
>> (3) I ran manual rat scans using Apache RAT 0.10 without excludes files.
>> (a) It would be good to be able to incorporate ODF files into the Apache RAT process
> 
> In theory RAT/Creadur could call the ODF Toolkit to search for the
> license header.

That would be it.

> 
>> (b) nbproject property and xml files in these two directories:
>>        ./odftoolkit-0.6.1-incubating/xslt-runner/nbproject
>>        ./odftoolkit-0.6.1-incubating/xslt-runner-task/nbproject
>> 
> 
> Those are NetBeans IDE files.  We'd need to see if there is a place to
> put the license info that would not be over-written each time NetBeans
> saves.
> 
> If it is the case that these files cannot preserve a license header,
> is there another solution, like adding a "nbproject-LICENSE" file in
> the same directory, or something like that?

If these are generated then a README explaining how that is so should be enough.

Regards,
Dave

> 
> 
>>        These 6 files could have Apache License headers.
>> 
>> Nothing to block this release.
>> 
>> +1 (binding IPMC)
>> 
> 
> Great, thanks!
> 
> -Rob
> 
>> Regards,
>> Dave
>> 
>> 
>> On Mar 5, 2014, at 10:53 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
>> 
>>> On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 1:35 PM, Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>> Hi Rob, the result Vote within PPMC [1] did not indicate mentor Vote.
>>>> 
>>>> Is there any mentor Vote in favor within ODF dev list Vote thread?
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> No, there were no votes from mentors.   That's one of our problems,
>>> lack of active mentors.  We would benefit greatly from one or two.
>>> 
>>> We're a small, but diverse, podling with no drama.  We recently did a
>>> pitch for new developer volunteers and got a good amount of interest.
>>> But it is hard to follow up on that without the ability to get a
>>> release examined.
>>> 
>>> If any one has been following the recent news in the UK, the
>>> government there appears close to expressing a mandate for the use of
>>> OpenDocument Format.  Libraries that can process ODF documents, like
>>> the ODF Toolkit, will be an important part of supporting widespread
>>> use of ODF there and in other places.
>>> 
>>> If anyone is interested, pleased let us know at odf-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> 
>>> -Rob
>>> 
>>>> Thx,
>>>> 
>>>> - Henry
>>>> 
>>>> [1] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-odf-dev/201402.mbox/%3CCAP-ksogUFy-OkDkdJcNYDjnn8wUf%3DxcJX%2BG2xxQLKzp5PGKEgA%40mail.gmail.com%3E
>>>> 
>>>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 6:07 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>> We've had a vote within the PPMC which passed:
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-odf-dev/201402.mbox/%3CCAP-ksogUFy-OkDkdJcNYDjnn8wUf%3DxcJX%2BG2xxQLKzp5PGKEgA%40mail.gmail.com%3E
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> We're now looking for review and approval by the IPMC.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> 
>>>>> -Rob
>>>>> 
>>>>> --------------------------
>>>>> 
>>>>> RC4 for the ODF Toolkit 0.6.1-incubating release is available at:
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://people.apache.org/~robweir/odftoolkit-release/odftoolkit-0.6.1-incubating/
>>>>> 
>>>>> The release candidate is a zip archive of the sources in:
>>>>> 
>>>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/odf/tags/odftoolkit-0.6.1-incubating-RC4/
>>>>> 
>>>>> We're voting on the odftoolkit-0.6.1-incubating-src.zip.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Please vote on releasing this package as Apache ODF Toolkit 0.6.1-incubating.
>>>>> 
>>>>> If the vote passes we'll also distribute pre-built binaries and
>>>>> JavaDoc as a convenience to users, as well as publish to Maven.
>>>>> 
>>>>> The vote is open for the next 72 hours and passes if a majority
>>>>> of at least three +1 PMC votes are cast.
>>>>> 
>>>>> [ ] +1 Release this package as Apache ODF Toolkit 0.6.1-incubating
>>>>> [ ] -1 Do not release this package because...
>>>>> 
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