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From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release JXPath 1.3 based on RC4
Date Sat, 05 Jul 2008 13:00:57 GMT
Forgot to add the path for the POM, just in case you will do another RC.

Jörg Schaible wrote:

> Hi Matt,
> Builds from source and works fine on my compiler zoo except for all
> IBM-JDKs, but that's a different story
> (
> Some minor issues though in the docs:
> - download page goes nowhere, I suspect this is caused by the current
> location and automatically fixed for the release
> - the links to the older APIs does not work, again I suspect this is fixed
> for the release
> - the user's guide contains a table of content at its top. However, quite
> all of the link anchors do not work
> Issue in the POM:
> - it defines a property "commons.release.version" with value 1.2. This is
> used by the download-page-template.xml to generate the download page in
> xdocs. Therefore currently all liks are generated for JXPath 1.2. Maybe
> the property's value in the POM should be defined as ${project.version} in
> general and its definition can move up to the parent-pom.
> - it declares an optional provided dep to commons-logging, which is simply
> not true, since jxpath does not make usage of commons-logging. However
> commons-beanutils has it as transitive dep in an old version, therefore
> commons-logging should be declared in a dependencyManagement with version
> 1.1.1 to overwrite the old transitive version
> - it declares an optional runtime dep to commons-collection, but it is not
> used by any other dependency and can therefore removed completely (all
> tests run fine without it)
> - I don't under stand why deps are declared with scope provided *and*
> optional. IMHO provided is enough, but it may have also effect on the
> generated dependencies page
> Wiki:
> - talks about release plan for 1.2 ;-)
> Summary:
> -1, simply because of the wrong download links, anything else is not
> critical
> - Jörg

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