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From Matthias Seidel <matthias.sei...@hamburg.de>
Subject Re: macOS and AOO42X
Date Mon, 04 May 2020 15:40:30 GMT
Hi Keith,

Am 04.05.20 um 17:30 schrieb Keith N. McKenna:
> On 5/4/2020 9:33 AM, Matthias Seidel wrote:
>> Hi Jim,
>>
>> Am 04.05.20 um 14:53 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
>>>> On May 3, 2020, at 1:58 PM, Matthias Seidel <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de>
wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Jim,
>>>>
>>>> Am 29.04.20 um 20:43 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
>>>>> OK, so I have available a handful of Lang builds for Linux 64bit and
macOS available at
>>>>>
>>>>>   o http://home.apache.org/~jim/AOO-builds/
>>>>>
>>>>> These are of HEAD of AOO42X and were built as developer releases... these
are not the "official" Dev2m2 releases however, although they are in a directory that implies
otherwise.
>>>>>
>>>>> Once people give these a quick A-OK, I can go ahead and do the *real*
and *official* Dev2/4.2.0-m2 builds
>>>> All needed languages (including the 5 new ones) are now updated in trunk
>>>> and cherry-picked for AOO42X.
>>>>
>>>> How do we proceed? Create a tag for Dev2?
>>>> I have seen no objections so far, assuming that everyone is OK with it...
>>>>
>>> Yep, I think a tag makes the most sense... I'll wait a bit for people to chime
in.
>> Great!
>> As I already wrote, the French language file needs to be fixed, we are
>> working on it...
>>
>> BTW:
>> This time we should really have a Blog post about Dev2. Any volunteers? ;-)
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>>    Matthias
>>
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> NOTE: This post is made with my personal hat on.
> Matthias;
>
> I am not sure that a blog post for dev release is a wise idea. To me it
> would go against the Release Policy As stated at:
> http://www.apache.org/legal/release-policy.html#publication. Either that
> or the blog post would need to be carefully worded at a very high level
> with little detail and must not contain any link to the compiled
> artifacts at all.

If I read that URL right a Blog post would really be inappropriate...

But then, the whole Dev Build is useless, if nobody is supposed to know
of it.
In the end that's why we make a "Developer Snapshot" branded version. ;-)

>
> I can try my hand at a draft post that I will post here later this
> evening as I have my grandchildren all day due to a death in the family,
> but I do not have rights to the Roller Software to publish it.

I think Marcus has rights on Roller.

Regards,

   Matthias

>
>
> Regards
> Keith
>
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