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From Jakob Homan <jgho...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Samza 0.7.0-incubating RC0
Date Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:06:23 GMT
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>
> I note that there is an SIL licensed font in the distribution, this is a
> category b license [1] are the PPMC satisfied that all conditions noted in
> [1] are met? Looking at the LICENSE this seems good to me but no harm in
> double checking.
>
>
Yes: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-112



>  There are a few binary files in the source distribution
> - font files (fontawsome + gyphicons)
>
If appropriately licensed binary font files used in documentation and the
system's web interfaces can't be included, then neither should image files
(.png, jpeg, etc).  To my knowledge, there's no established method for
bringing these files in during compilation/build, but I'll take a look at
for the next release.


> - doc .graffle files
>
> Could an alternative format be found for the omigraffle files?
>
> The graffle files are sources for diagrams in our documentation and are
processed/compiled/saved/exported into PNGs.  Peeking at them in vim shows
that they're actually XML files, and so not binary (http://bit.ly/graffleXML
).

Things you may want to consider changing for the next RC / release:
> - Have [VOTE][RESULT] with tally of binding votes
> - Place release in https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/
> - Add "apache" to release artefact name
> - Change name to be more in line with other Apache releases ie use "src"
> at end rather than "sources" at front
> - Not sure that KEYS is useful inside .tgz
> - Could use short version of licenses in LICENSE [2]
> - remove ".reviewboardrc"
> - double check gyphicon LICENSE is MIT
>
Gyphicons are used as part of bootstrap (http://glyphicons.com/license/),
which is MIT (http://getbootstrap.com/, bottom of page)

- is docs/Gemfile.lock needed?
>
It's part of our sources,used to build the docs, so yes. It defines the
dependency versions used to build the docs...

I'll open a JIRA to tiday up the other items in the list and we've already
changed the NOTICE file wording.  I'd like to continue with this VOTE if
the NOTICE is all that is of immediate concern. @sebb, you ok with this?

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