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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Approve the release of Tuscany SDO Java 1.1-incubating (release candidate 2)
Date Mon, 10 Mar 2008 11:55:28 GMT
On 10/03/2008, kelvin goodson <> wrote:
> The Tuscany community had a vote to release SDO Java 1.1-incubating release
>  candidate 2 [1] which was passed with 7+1s and no -1s.
>  Please vote to approve this release.
>  The distribution files are at [2]
>  Maven artifacts for the release candidate are available at [3]
>  The tag for the release is at [4]
>  The rat report is at - [5], [6]
>  Here's my +1
>  Kelvin.
>  [1]
>  [2]<>

-1: the source archive ought to have a NOTICE file alongside the
LICENSE file at the root.

-0: The MD5 files use a non-standard format, which means that existing
utilities cannot check them.

Instead of:
ED 69 2B B1 5E 6B 3C DB  DD 18 08 0A 2A 9D 4D 9A

they should be



ED692BB15E6B3CDBDD18080A2A9D4D9A *

Note that the Maven MD5 files use a correct format (at least the ones
I checked).

-0: the jar manifests ought to contain the Java source and target versions.
And the Implementation-Version should reflect the actual version

-0.5: the manifest in the binary zip is inadequate; it does not
contain any information on the product.

>  [3]<>

-0.5: the jar manifests ought to contain the Java source and target
versions. And the correct Implementation-Version.

>  [4]

-1: There should be LICENSE and NOTICE files at the root of the directory tree.

A README would also be useful, e.g. to say which Java version is
needed and how to build/install the software (or pointers to the

>  [5]
>  [6]

-1: where is the KEYS file? This probably ought to be in SVN. Whoever
signed the files must add their public key to the file.

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