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From "Charles Matthew Chen" <charlesmc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New non-Apache Sanselan release
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2008 05:32:08 GMT
Hi Craig,

   I'm not really familiar with that option.  Can you elaborate or
perhaps share a url?

   What trade-offs do we face in this decision?

Charles.


On Jan 24, 2008 8:19 PM, Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@sun.com> wrote:
> Hi Charles,
>
> Does it make sense to ship the binary release as a maven artifact?
>
> This would be useful (mostly) if users wrote code and wanted to
> automatically include it in their programs. It would be suitable if
> the primary release artifact is "just a jar with a bunch of java
> classes and legal notices (meta-inf) in it".
>
> Craig
>
>
> On Jan 23, 2008, at 11:15 PM, Charles Matthew Chen wrote:
>
> > Hi Craig,
> >
> >   It seems like our needs are fairly ordinary.  Like most projects, I
> > think we would do well to produce "source" and "binary" releases.
> >
> >   The binary release would include a .jar file with the core classes
> > (no unit tests or test data), the javadocs and basic files such as the
> > license, changelist, a snapshot of the wiki docs (or at least a
> > reference to them), etc.  The .jar file wouldn't neccessarily have to
> > be signed, or packaged in a particular way.
> >
> >   The source release would include all of the sources files (core and
> > test), the test data, the javadocs, and the basic files.  It would
> > include nearly everything in the repo.  I'm not sure what it wouldn't
> > include.
> >
> >    The binary and source releases would be available as both .zip and
> > .tar.gz archives.
> >
> > Charles.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Jan 23, 2008 1:04 AM, Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@sun.com>
> > wrote:
> >> Hi Charles,
> >>
> >>
> >> On Jan 22, 2008, at 9:12 PM, Charles Matthew Chen wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi all,
> >>>
> >>>  I've released a new non-Apache build (0.88) of Sanselan.  It's
> >>> available here:
> >>>
> >>> http://fightingquaker.com/sanselan/
> >> ...
> >>>
> >>>  On the last point, I wonder what we can do to reach the point of
> >>> our first apache build.  I saw the following message on the
> >>> incubator's general mailing list a few weeks ago.  Would it be a
> >>> good
> >>> idea to enlist Robert's help?
> >>
> >> What Robert is discussing here is where to post the release
> >> artifacts.
> >>
> >> Before we get there, we need to make sure we're ready to release
> >> something.
> >>
> >> Let's start with this: What do we release? How do we package it?
> >>
> >> Craig
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Charles.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >>> From: "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com>
> >>> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> >>> Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2008 22:51:23 +0000
> >>> Subject: Re: Uploading Releases to apache.org/dist/incubator
> >>> On Jan 2, 2008 10:26 PM, Frank Barnaby <Frank.Barnaby@sun.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Hi folks,
> >>>
> >>> hi frank
> >>>
> >>>> I've found some information regarding the need to distribute
> >>>> incubating
> >>>> releases through www.apache.org/dist/incubator/podling-name
> >>>> (ie, people.apache.org:/www/www.apache.org/dist/incubator/podling-name)
> >>>> and have read a readme in the dist/incubator directory, which
> >>>> states
> >>>> that
> >>>> I should consult this mailing list before populating the dist area.
> >>>
> >>> yep - i created that document
> >>>
> >>> policy is now that official releases issued by the incubator need to
> >>> be distributed through the standard apache distribution mechanism
> >>>
> >>> the documentation is still being worked on ATM so i've volunteered
> >>> to
> >>> walk anyone who wants to release though the process
> >>>
> >>> if i'm right in assuming that this is river-related, let's hop back
> >>> onto river-dev (i'm subscribing now). if not, please jump in
> >>>
> >>> - robert
> >>
> >> Craig Russell
> >> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/
> >> jdo
> >> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
> >> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
> >>
> >>
>
> Craig Russell
> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>
>

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