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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [mime4j] what else need to be done (Was: Benchmark of 0.3 vs 0.4)
Date Tue, 05 Aug 2008 08:25:54 GMT
Stefano Bagnara wrote:
> Robert Burrell Donkin ha scritto:
>> what else needs to be done before we can ship?
>
> I'm looking here:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MIME4J?report=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.project:roadmap-panel

>
>
> I see 4 issues open for the 0.4 release:
>
> MIME4J-57 Add a max limit to header length for parsing.
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MIME4J-57
> - this seems critical because it may results in OOM/DoS, but we had 
> this in past too, so could even be moved to 0.5.
>
> MIME4J-69 Decoding/encoding is not coherent between headers and body
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MIME4J-69
> - this probably is too complicate to delay a release and I don't have 
> the evergy to discuss how it should be correctly solved, now. So if no 
> one plan to work on it soon, it should be moved to 0.5.
>
> MIME4J-51 Remove cyclic dependencies and provide better organization 
> of the source tree.
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MIME4J-51
> - I applied my proposed patch. There are concerns from you and Bernd
>   1) remove also the util package.
>   2) add a package documentation with examples and "parser" references.
> I personally don't care of #1, and if needed I can work on #2 but 
> without examples, simply adding a package.html with one single 
> sentence: "the main classes for the pull and SAX parser are in the 
> parser package."
>
> MIME4J-27 [JW#7] Limitations Support
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MIME4J-27
> - No answers from Jochen to your question in a month. maybe it should 
> be moved to 0.5.
>
> Once the 4 issues above have been solved (or postponed) we need a 
> release manager.
>
> Nothing else I can remember now.
>

Stefano,

None of these issues seems severe enough to block the 0.4 release. I 
would very much appreciate if the 0.4 release could happen rather sooner 
than later. It would be very unfortunate if we had to release HttpClient 
4.0-beta1 without the HttpMime module.

Oleg

> Stefano
>
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