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From Devin Han <devin...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ODF Toolkit 0.5, remaining work
Date Mon, 16 Jan 2012 02:06:35 GMT
Just fixed the mistake links and added the link of ODF Toolkit Union
releases.

2012/1/14 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>

> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 9:49 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 1:39 AM, Devin Han <devinhan@apache.org> wrote:
> >> Thanks Rob let the remaining work clear.
> >> The approved packages can be access here:
> >> http://www.apache.org/dist/incubator/odftoolkit/
> >> I am working on fix the existing issue on the configuration of pom.xml
> and
> >> it should be ready before next week.
> >>
> >> we also need a download page following this guide:
> >> http://www.apache.org/dev/release-download-pages.html. Anyone
> volunteer to
> >> help us do this job?
> >>
> >
> > The Rave podling download page looks like it follows those instructions:
> >
> > http://incubator.apache.org/rave/downloads.html
> >
> > It is also mdtext-based, so it will work well with our existing website.
> >
> > I'll work on that today.
> >
>
> OK.  Here it is:  http://incubator.apache.org/odftoolkit/downloads.html
>
> It appears to work.  The release downloads go to the mirrors, the
> detached hash requests go to Apache.  I added the suggested language
> asking downloaders to verify the hashes.
>
> >> 2012/1/12 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
> >>
> >>> So now that we have an approved released, what should we do?
> >>>
> >>> 1) I assume that Devin, as Release Manager, is working on getting the
> >>> approved packages onto the mirrors and Maven central.
> >>>
> >>> 2) We will want a link from our website as well, probably a top level
> >>> "Download" link
> >>>
> >>> 3) An announcement email that we can send to the odf-users and related
> >>> lists.
> >>>
> >>> 4)  Do what we can do individually to promote awareness of this new
> >>> release, via social networking sites, etc.
> >>>
> >>> 5) Start discussion on the next release.
> >>>
> >>> In general, I think this initial release at Apache is a great
> >>> opportunity to make people more aware of our work, attract more users,
> >>> and hopefully more contributors as well.  The work we've done in this
> >>> initial release was not very fun.  We did a lot of migration, of
> >>> websites and code, a lot of work to review IP, a lot of work to create
> >>> Maven assemblies and comply with Apache release procedures.  These
> >>> were all one-time tasks, and future releases should be a lot easier.
> >>>
> >>> But now begins the fun part, talking about new features and writing
> >>> new code.  This will be a good opportunity to attract new developers.
> >>> I think we all agree that increasing the size and diversity of the
> >>> project is important.  (We say this in our podling report, for
> >>> example).  So let's think about how we can grow the community.
> >>>
> >>> -Rob
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> -Devin
>



-- 
-Devin

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