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From Dan Diephouse <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Approve the release of Apache Abdera 0.4.0-incubating (updated)
Date Mon, 31 Mar 2008 18:14:05 GMT
Oops hit "ctrl enter" instead of "ctrl-v enter".  Here's the tag:


Dan Diephouse wrote:
> I removed the empty sources jar and tagged the release:
> Dan Diephouse wrote:
>> sebb wrote:
>>> On 31/03/2008, James M Snell <> wrote:
>>> -1: There are MD5 and SHA1 digests in the directory, but the archives
>>> have no signatures.
>> OK, I will fix this.
>>>>  Maven Repository:
>>> -0: The abdera-bundle-0.4.0-incubating-sources.jar does not appear to
>>> have any content - only the META-INF directory is present. Is that
>>> correct?
>> This is just a by-product of Maven. We can delete it.
>>> -1: The NOTICE files in that jar (and others) contains far too much.
>>> The NOTICE file is for required attribtions ONLY (e.g. as per an 
>>> About box)
>>> There's really no need to repeat ASF for each project used by Abdera.
>> Having too much information in the NOTICE files is not a crime. The 
>> Maven remote-resources plugin aggregates all this stuff for us so we 
>> never miss any notice that we need to put in.
>>> -1: The LICENSE files need to either contain copies of the 3rd party
>>> licenses, or they need to have a reference to the 3rd party licences.
>>> Equally, there is no need for the lib directory to contain copies of
>>> the AL for every ASF product.
>> Why does the LICENSE file need to have a copy of all the other 
>> licenses? These are contained in the lib/ directory like many other 
>> ASF projects.
>> Re: the ASL license in lib/ - once again having too much information 
>> is not a crime. This is a service to uesrs so they know where the 
>> libraries came from.
>>> -1: RAT report says:
>>> 99 Unknown Licenses
>>> Some of these are trivial, but most require an AL header.
>> Not true - there is not consensus that properties/xml files need to 
>> have headers. All the Java source code files have headers. If there 
>> are specific files that you feel should have a license that don't 
>> please list them and explain why. I'm not saying that we didn't miss 
>> something, but I am saying that the ones that I know about don't 
>> necessarily require a header.
>>> What is the SVN tag that corresponds with the archives?
>> the branch will be tagged once its released.
>> Dan

Dan Diephouse
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