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From Clay Leeds <webmaes...@mac.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache XML Graphics Commons 1.0 and Apache FOP 0.92beta
Date Wed, 12 Apr 2006 13:29:37 GMT
...and I'll see what I can do about helping with the docs...

On Apr 12, 2006, at 6:24 AM, Clay Leeds wrote:
> +1 Great work getting this released!
>
> On Apr 12, 2006, at 4:44 AM, Jeremias Maerki wrote:
>> (no replies to fop-dev as usual, vote happens on general@xmlgraphics)
>>
>> I'd like to start a vote on releasing:
>>
>> Apache XML Graphics Commons 1.0 from the following branch:
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/xmlgraphics/commons/branches/ 
>> commons-1_0
>>
>> and Apache FOP 0.92beta from the following branch:
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/xmlgraphics/fop/branches/fop-0_92
>>
>> Commons:
>> The code is stable and does its job for Apache FOP. I cannot tell for
>> Batik, yet, but that shoudn't be an issue right now as Batik  
>> doesn't use
>> the code, yet. In order to release FOP we need to release Commons.  
>> There
>> are no known IP problems with the code in Commons AFAICT. The  
>> build is
>> properly set up including a distribution build. What's left to be  
>> done
>> is some last-minute testing and optionally improving the website a
>> little. I've set up a first version for a release checklist:
>> http://wiki.apache.org/xmlgraphics/Commons/ReleaseChecklist
>>
>> FOP:
>> It's high time we do this. The code is stable and the known issues  
>> are
>> well documented. It's the first release that uses Commons and it  
>> has the
>> finalized API. From my POV, the latter is the only reason for the  
>> "beta"
>> tag. I think we need to make sure with another feedback cycle that  
>> our
>> decisions there were good. Otherwise, I consider FOP production- 
>> worthy
>> for PDF and PS output and for most use cases. IMO, the next release
>> after 0.92beta should be a 1.0 but that's a discussion for later.  
>> AFAICT
>> there are no known IP problems. All non-ALv2-licensed files are  
>> properly
>> tagged. We've been very strict following the CLA rules. What's  
>> left is
>> the usual batch of last-minute changes for the documentation plus
>> replacing the xmlgraphics-commons-snapshot.jar with the released  
>> version
>> as soon as it's done. That also means that Commons needs to be  
>> released
>> first. Release checklist:
>> http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/dev/release.html
>>
>>
>> Jeremias Maerki
>>
>
>
> Clay Leeds
> webmaestro@mac.com
>
> My religion is simple. My religion is kindness.
> -- HH Dalai Lama of Tibet
>
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Clay Leeds
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