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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <orc...@apache.org>
Subject RE: [PROPOSAL][EXT] Submit UNO Java jar files to Maven Repository
Date Mon, 07 Sep 2015 15:41:09 GMT
+1

Thanks for taking this on Carl.  It strikes me as a valuable way to make some AOO technology
easily available.

 - Dennis

-----Original Message-----
From: Carl Marcum [mailto:cmarcum@apache.org] 
Sent: Sunday, September 6, 2015 06:05
To: dev@openoffice.apache.org
Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL][EXT] Submit UNO Java jar files to Maven Repository

Dennis,

Thanks for the information
If there are no -1's I'll report back after I look into all the 
requirements.

Thanks,
Carl

On 09/05/2015 10:59 AM, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
> Thanks for the information, Carl.
>
> The labeling and naming of the jar files may need to be considered, as well as inclusion
of other information in the jars themselves.  It may be appropriate to include meta-inf/LICENSE
and meta-inf/NOTICE files if the jars are distributed separately from AOO binaries.  There
should be some information on how to find the corresponding source releases as well.
>
> For signing and hashes, how would a recipient of these files via Maven know where to
find those bits (i.e., KEYS and any hashes or their equivalents with Maven)?
>
> This looks like an opportunity to be Release Manager for these simple detached distributions.
>
>   - Dennis
>
> SOME RELATED BACKGROUND
>
> There has been considerable discussion about binary distributions on some of the general
lists lately.  Ways of using Maven came up. I don't think that the proposed UNO Jars case
is a problem so long as the material is synchronized to an official distribution from AOO.
>
> There is a draft policy on the subject.  It now appears to be at the desk of VP Legal
for further disposition.  Depending on how these jars already accompany Apache OpenOffice
releases and distributions, there may be no problem other than attention to the details I
mentioned.  Here is the latest draft of the proposed update/clarification of the current release
policy:
> <https://github.com/rectang/asfrelease/blob/draft3/release.md>.
>
> The current policy is here:
> < http://apache.org/dev/release>.
>
> You can follow the discussion on legal-discuss @ apache.org.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carl Marcum [mailto:cmarcum@apache.org]
> Sent: Friday, September 4, 2015 19:51
> To: dev@openoffice.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL][EXT] Submit UNO Java jar files to Maven Repository
>
> On 09/04/2015 08:54 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
>> How are these files distributed now, Carl?
> They are included in the distribution under openoffice4/program/classes
>
> If approved, I still need to look into whether we provide the files or
> point to the SVN repo or something else.
>
> We may need to PGP sign the files.  I did this with the Netbeans plugin
> for neatbeans.org.
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Carl Marcum [mailto:cmarcum@apache.org]
>> Sent: Friday, September 4, 2015 17:18
>> To: dev@openoffice.apache.org
>> Subject: [PROPOSAL][EXT] Submit UNO Java jar files to Maven Repository
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I propose submitting the latest UNO Java jar files to Maven Repository
>> for inclusion.
>>
>> The files are ridl.jar, juh.jar, unoil.jar, and jurt.jar.
>>
>> This will allow projects using maven, gradle, etc. build systems to use
>> the AOO UNO java jars.
>>
>> Afterward I will update the wiki with the new information.
>>
>> The last version available in the Maven repository is 3.2.1.
>>
>> If there are no objections to the above proposal within 72-hours then I
>> will invoke Lazy Consensus and proceed to implement the above proposal.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Carl
>>
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