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From Bojan Smojver <bo...@binarix.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Final release of Tomcat 3.3
Date Fri, 12 Oct 2001 23:20:53 GMT
+1 (to the best of my rookie abilities)

Bojan

PS. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that worked
on 3.3 - it solved numerous issues in my own environment. It is a great
piece of software!

Larry Isaacs wrote:
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> At long last, here is the Final Release Vote for Tomcat 3.3.  I propose
> that the HEAD of jakarta-tomcat be released as Tomcat 3.3.
> 
> The Ballot:
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Vote to release jakarta-tomcat HEAD as Tomcat 3.3
> 
> [ ] +1  I am in favor of the release, and will help support it
> [ ] +0  I am in favor of the release, but am unable to help support it.
> [ ] -0  I not in favor of the release, but won't block it
> [ ] -1  I am opposed to the release, and my reason(s) for blocking it are:
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Voting Rules:
> 
> My understanding of the voting rules for a release are:
> 
> 1) The voting period is 7 days from this post. I will target this
>    as ending 5:00 PM Oct 19, 2001 EDST.
> 2) Only votes by committers count towards a release.
> 3) At least three +1 votes from committers are required for a release
> 4) There must be a majority of committers +1's and +0's to -0's.
> 5) -1 votes by a commiter is considered a veto and must be resolved
>    before a release can occur.
> 
> Tomcat 3.3 Status
> 
> No code changes will occur during the voting period.  Thus, the code available
> in Tomcat 3.3 Release Candidate 2 will be identical to the Final release,
> except for changing the version to "Tomcat 3.3 Final".
> 
> However, I plan to continue working on the documentation so that it is
> as complete and up to date as possible.  Documents I definitately plan
> to update, time permitting, are:
> 
>     doc/tomcat-ug.html
>     doc/serverxml.html
>     doc/readme.html
>     doc/tomcat-iis-howto.html
>     doc/tomcat-netscape-howto.html
> 
> There are currently 10 bugs in Bugzilla resolved as REMIND for Tomcat3.
> Their status is as follows:
> 
> Bug    Status
> 1316   Needs evaluation with respect to the spec and current implementation
>        in Tomcat 3.3.  Not considered a showstopper.  Will be resolved as
>        LATER if necessary.
> 1388   This has been addressed, but I need to review what is implemented so
>        I can document it correctly before resolving it as FIXED.
> 1829   Check status of this 3.3 RC2.  It will be resolved as LATER if still
>        a problem.
> 2202   Waiting for input from reporter. I will try to duplicate the bug.
>        If the bug exists in 3.3 RC2, I will resolve it as LATER. Otherwise
>        it will be resolved as INVALID.
> 2212   A Tomcat 3.2.1 bug waiting for input against Tomcat 3.3.  There
>        is an issue of Tomcat 3.2.x not destroying the servlet for
>        permanent UnavailableExceptions.  This issue is still present
>        in Tomcat 3.3.  It will be worked on in a later version of 3.3.
> 2400   A Tomcat 3.2.2 bug waiting for input against Tomcat 3.3.
> 2714   A Tomcat 3.2.3 bug waiting for input against Tomcat 3.3.
> 3727   I need to check the status of the possible invoker bug.  Also
>        waiting for input to determine if other bugs are actually present.
>        Any unfixed bugs will be resolved as LATER.
> 3734   A bug relating to RPM issues.  Not showstoppers for Tomcat 3.3.
> 3863   A Tomcat 3.2.3 enhancement asking for a feature already present in
>        Tomcat 3.3.
> 
> There is a large mixture of bugs in Bugzilla against various versions.  I
> will try to update the RELEASE-PLAN-3.3 to list the ones that apply to
> Tomcat 3.3 and are resolved as LATER or WONTFIX. There is a partial list
> already present in this document.
> 
> 24 hours prior to the end of the vote (approx morning of Oct 18, EDST)
> I will post a notice about what has changed since RC2 in case anyone
> wants to make a final review.
> 
> Cheers,
> Larry Isaacs

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