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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@gmail.com>
Subject [DISCUSS][VOTE]: Release OpenOffice 4.0 (RC)
Date Fri, 12 Jul 2013 13:52:24 GMT
please don't discuss in a vote thread


@Raphael, I disagree we do testing on snapshots since weeks.

Juergen


On 7/12/13 3:43 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 9:23 AM, Raphael Bircher <r.bircher@gmx.ch> wrote:
>> Hi at all
>>
>> Moment Jürgen. Test a RC and final vote. within 72 houers is unserios. Pleas
>> give a a full week for this. Else i will vote -1 because there is not
>> enought time to make the final tests.
>>
> 
> The previous dev snapshot (rev. 1499347)  build was July 5th.  That
> was 8 days ago.  So there has been over a week for anyone who was
> interested in doing more testing or reporting any new release
> blockers.
> 
> With the RC I think we can be more focused and verify the fixed bugs
> and test around any areas that changed since the last dev snapshot.
> 
> (Think of it this way:  If Juergen had labeled the July 5th dev
> snapshot as "RC 1" and today's build as "RC 2", would any more testing
> have occurred?  Would anything be different?)
> 
> Regards,
> 
> -Rob
> 
> 
>> Greetings Raphael
>>
>> Am 12.07.13 11:11, schrieb Jürgen Schmidt:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> this is a call for vote on releasing the following release candidate as
>>> Apache OpenOffice 4.0. This will be an important release for Apache
>>> OpenOffice with bigger visible UI changes. It is a key milestone to
>>> continue the success of OpenOffice.
>>>
>>> This release candidate provides the following important changes compared
>>> to former OpenOffice releases:
>>>
>>> (1) a major UI change/improvement by introducing a new sidebar concept
>>> where the idea is the comes from IBM's Symphony. It's the combination of
>>> reimplementing a complete new framework for sidebars and merging the
>>> existing sidebar in impress and code of various content panels from the
>>> Symphony grant in OpenOffice.
>>>
>>> (2) 190 fixes from Symphony are merged and integrated, mainly
>>> interoperability issues
>>>
>>> (3) 600 defects are fixed
>>>
>>> (4) many more features and improvements are integrated
>>>
>>> For a detailed feature overview please see the release notes under
>>>
>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+4.0+Release+Notes.
>>> But keep in mind that the release notes are not yet final and will be
>>> updated and polished ...
>>>
>>> The release candidate artifacts (source release, as well as binary
>>> releases for 23 languages) and further information how to verify and
>>> review Apache OpenOffice 4.0 can be found on the following wiki page:
>>>
>>>
>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Development+Snapshot+Builds#DevelopmentSnapshotBuilds-AOOSnapshot
>>>
>>> The related RAT scan for this RC can be found under
>>> http://people.apache.org/~jsc/aoo-4.0.0_rat/aoo-4.0.0_rat-output.html
>>>
>>> The RC is based on the release branch AOO400, revision 1502185!
>>>
>>> Please vote on releasing this package as Apache OpenOffice 4.0.
>>>
>>> The vote starts now and will be open until:
>>>
>>>     UTC at noon on Monday, 15 July: 2013-07-15 12:00 UTC.
>>>
>>> But we invite all people to vote (non binding) on this RC. We would like
>>> to provide a release that is supported by the majority of our project
>>> members.
>>>
>>>     [ ] +1 Release this package as Apache OpenOffice 4.0
>>>     [ ]  0 Don't care
>>>     [ ] -1 Do not release this package because...
>>>
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