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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE]: Release OpenOffice 4.0 (RC)
Date Sun, 14 Jul 2013 17:23:57 GMT
On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 5:11 AM, J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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...
>


Verified sigs and hashes for source distributions.  Reviewed clean RAT
scan report.

+1

Regards,

-Rob

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