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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache FreeMarker 2.3.25 (incubating)
Date Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:49:24 GMT
On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 7:29 PM Daniel Dekany <ddekany@freemail.hu> wrote:

> Thursday, June 23, 2016, 12:48:12 AM, John D. Ament wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 6:41 PM Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> +1 binding
> >>
> >> I checked:
> >> - files name contain incubating
> >> - signatures and hashes correct
> >> - DISCLAIMER exists
> >> - NOTICE and LICENSE ok, although NOTICE contains text that should be in
> >> LICENSE. It’s also not clear to me if the text in NOTICE is referring to
> >> Apache FreeMarker or some previous version of FreeMarker.
> >> - all ASF licensed source file have Apache headers
> >> - no unexpected binary files
> >> - can compile from source
> >>
> >> May be a good idea to:
> >> - To sign the release wth an apache.org email address. This was
> mentioned
> >> last release I’m not sure that something signed by a freemail.hu
> address
> >> gives me any confidence.
> >> - Fix the copyright year in [1] (and at the same time replace the
> >> reference to http://freemarker.org/ with an Apache URL.)
> >
> >
> >> Just out of interest why does the README start with this? i.e. direct
> the
> >> user to an non Apache URL for downloads/reporting bugs?
> >>
> >
> > FWIW, freemarker.incubator.apache.org redirects to freemarker.org, there
> > were prior discussions on it.  I think the podling should have a project
> > specific goal of implementing both an apache.org presence and
> freemarker.org
> > presence, in alignment with prior trademark comments.  At least in my
> > opinion that should be a pre-requisite for graduation.
>
> The consensus was that the canonical domain remains the traditional
> freemarker.org until graduation, and after that the canonical domain
> will be under apache.org, and freemarker.org will redirect to there.
> Also note that freemarker.org is on the Apache infrastructure. It's
> physically the same as freemarker.incubator.apache.org.
>

I'm not arguing that point.  The bottom of
http://incubator.apache.org/projects/freemarker.html shows a project
specific section (which every podling has).  I think there should be
something listed about the domain name cut over.

John


>
> > I'll take a closer look at the release tonight and provide a vote.
> >
> > John
> >
> >
> >>
> >>  Apache FreeMarker 2.3.25-incubating
> >>  For the latest version or to report bugs visit:
> >>  http://freemarker.org/
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Justin
> >>
> >> 1. ./src/main/java/freemarker/core/CommandLine.java
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> Thanks,
>  Daniel Dekany
>
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