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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <dennis.hamil...@acm.org>
Subject RE: [PROBLEM] General Availability of ApacheOpenOffice 4.1.2-patch1 Hotfixes
Date Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:46:11 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcus [mailto:marcus.mail@wtnet.de]
> Sent: Monday, August 29, 2016 13:27
> To: dev@openoffice.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [PROBLEM] General Availability of ApacheOpenOffice 4.1.2-
> patch1 Hotfixes
> 
> Am 08/29/2016 04:39 PM, schrieb Dennis E. Hamilton:
> > There is a problem with the README files for Windows not being
> populated to archive.apache.org.
> >
> > I suspect it has to do with the file name beginning with README, since
> the files such as Linux32.README.txt populated to the archive area just
> fine.
> >
> > To rename the files everywhere is going to be a serious regression
> risk.
> >
> > Instead, I am going to copy the three Windows README files (en-US, de,
> and nl) to openoffice.org in the folder for security bulletins.  They
> will be linked to directly from hotfix.html.
> >
> > The hotfix.html file will be updated to locate those README files in
> that location once they are present.
> >
> > Then I will complete this long and winding road with the updated
> advisory.
[orcmid] 

Done.  General availability announcement now going to the lists.

 - Dennis
> 
> great. However, if you need some more help, just let us know.
> 
> Marcus
> 
> 
> 
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Dennis E. Hamilton [mailto:orcmid@apache.org]
> >> Sent: Friday, August 26, 2016 10:28
> >> To: dev@openoffice.apache.org
> >> Cc: l10n@openoffice.apache.org; qa@openoffice.apache.org
> >> Subject: RE: [PROPOSAL] General Availability of ApacheOpenOffice
> 4.1.2-
> >> patch1 Hotfixes
> >>
> >> [BCC to PMC, FYI to L10N and QA.]
> >>
> >> The 4.2.1-patch1 release repository is now populated with the only
> >> localizations that we have: English (en-US) and German (de) for all
> >> platforms plus the additional Nederland (nl) for Windows.  The
> >> localizations took until yesterday, 2016-08-25, to be completed.
> >>
> >> Propagation to the archive site has begun and will probably not be
> >> complete for another 24 hours.  Meanwhile, an updated CVE-2016-1513
> will
> >> be prepared.  The update will be posted when the archive is stable,
> >> along with notification to dev@ and users@.  Those actions will
> provide
> >> the general availability of the Hotfix.
> >>
> >> While minor blemishes may remain, this material will be kept stable
> as
> >> is unless a serious defect is brought to our attention.  Cosmetic
> >> matters are appropriate to save for whenever we need to do this
> again.
> >>
> >> One lesson: Localizations should not hold up release in the future.
> >> Localizations not available during the initial dev QA and review
> period
> >> should not stop the train.  Supplemental localizations are always
> >> possible.  That will likely always be the case when a hotfix is made
> >> available along with an initial vulnerability disclosure and
> advisory.
> >>
> >>   - Dennis
> >>
> > [ ... ]
> 
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