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From Alejandro Abdelnur <Alejandro.Abdel...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Is there a SVN tag in Jackrabbit for JSR170 Final Release?
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2005 03:39:02 GMT
Thxs David.

I've just gotten an email from the JCP announcing JSR170 is approved. 
CONGRATS to all.


On Jun 1, 2005, at 2:59 PM, David Nuescheler wrote:

> hi alejandro,
> sorry for the delay.
>>>> Alejandro Abdelnur wrote:
>>>>> My understanding is that while a project is in Apache incubator no
>>>>> release can be made.
>>>> I'm not sure if that's true, as just yesterday a release vote was
>>>> started on general@i.a.o. However, I think that it has been the 
>>>> policy
>>>> of Jackrabbit not to make releases before JSR 170 is ready.
>>> i think the incubator does not stop us from making releases, please
>>> correct me if i am wrong),
>> I remember something like it for Pluto (JSR168 RI), looking at the
>> Incubator Guidelines I've found the following:
>> http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/
>> Incubation_Policy.html#Releases%0D
> you are right, releasing from the incubator seem substancially
> constrained.
> since the formal RI-release is performed by "day software"
> and not by the asf, i think there is no problem.
> in other words, the jackrabbit v1.0 release can be further
> down the road when the jackrabbit community feels that
> jackrabbit is ready to a) leave the incubator and b) is
> ready for a release.
>>> however the ri is a relase of day-software
>>> as the spec-lead and has only an indirect conjunction with a
>>> jackrabbit release.
>> I assume the RI will be Apache 2.0 license as well, right?
> yes, except that the licensor is "day software" instead
> of the asf.
> regards,
> david

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