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From "Rahul Akolkar" <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Shale 1.0.5
Date Thu, 05 Jun 2008 20:52:04 GMT
On 6/5/08, Greg Reddin <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 2:53 PM, Rahul Akolkar <> wrote:
>  > 1) The *test* artifacts aren't meant to be distributed via releases,
>  > or used for anything beyond local testing, IIRC. (the usecases apps
>  > are meant to demo features). I would prefer we leave them out, to
>  > avoid many differences in this point release. You should be able to
>  > just blow those *test* directories / artifacts away in the m2 staging
>  > repo / dist area.
> Thanks, Rahul. Just to clarify, you're suggesting that we include the
>  usecase apps in the release, but *not* include the *-test artifacts
>  (except the ones that are core, like shale-test itself), correct?

Yes, so the list of artifacts in v1.0.4 listed here (except obvious
changes such as shale-tiles):

>  > ... or some such. The important bit is to note the initial quality as
>  > beta. This is one of the things I did not do when posting the CfV for
>  > v1.0.4 (and we had to clarify that in a separate thread later). This
>  > way the release announcement can state the initial quality to be beta
>  > (and that it will potentially be revised later).
> I don't have a problem with that. IIRC, other projects (Struts, Tiles)
>  don't specify the quality at all until after the release is posted.
>  They just push a release and later declare it alpha, beta, or GA. I
>  don't mind specifying initially that this will be beta if that makes
>  people more comfortable voting.

I have a slight preference for starting with a beta, but its your call
:-) That won't affect my vote (I intend to check the artifacts by


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