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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Time for our first 4.2.0 beta?
Date Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:43:54 GMT
firing macOS up as we speak...

> On Mar 14, 2019, at 10:34 AM, Matthias Seidel <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de> wrote:
> 
> Hi Jim,
> 
> Am 13.03.19 um 14:35 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
>> Let me know when you're done and I can fire up the "official" developer's builds
:)
> I just added the "Developer Snapshot" graphics for the Start Center. [1]
> My Windows test builds look good so far.
> 
> BUT:
> Only recently I found out that on Windows file associations are not set
> for a Developer Build (works for a Beta).
> That means that you cannot open a .odt or .doc file by double clicking.
> I am pretty sure this is Windows only (probably Windows installer) but
> this must be fixed before we do anything official.
> 
> Maybe you can do personal dev builds for Linux and macOS to see if
> everything works there?
> 
> Regards,
> 
>    Matthias
> 
> [1] https://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1855525
> 
>> 
>>> On Mar 11, 2019, at 10:13 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jaguNET.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Very cool.
>>> 
>>>> On Mar 10, 2019, at 6:15 AM, Matthias Seidel <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de>
wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi Jim and all,
>>>> 
>>>> Am 07.03.19 um 15:31 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
>>>>> ++1
>>>> FYI:
>>>> 
>>>> I just added a graphic for the about dialog which is now used when you
>>>> build a Developer Snapshot:
>>>> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/openoffice/trunk/main/ooo_custom_images/dev/introabout/about.png
>>>> 
>>>> Additionally I will try to make a special graphic for the Start Center
>>>> (similar to a Beta build)
>>>> 
>>>> Regards,
>>>> 
>>>>  Matthias
>>>> 
>>>>>> On Feb 24, 2019, at 11:35 AM, Matthias Seidel <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de>
wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi Jim and all,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> As mentioned before, I think we need some more time before doing
a
>>>>>> (public) beta.
>>>>>> But I also want to get a wider user base for testing and something
>>>>>> "official" we can base our discussions on.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> So here is my proposal:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> We could create a tag (snapshot420 or whatever) and build it as a
>>>>>> developer snapshot.
>>>>>> This can be done similar to a beta with the build targets:
>>>>>> openofficedev, ooodevlanguagepack and sdkoodev.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> We also have a special splashscreen for a "Developer Snapshot":
>>>>>> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/openoffice/branches/AOO42X/main/ooo_custom_images/dev/introabout/intro.png
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I would like to have all recent translations committed and merged
before
>>>>>> we create the tag.
>>>>>> March would be a good time, so we could also include the updated
English
>>>>>> dictionary.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> The build should be uploaded to an official place together with all
>>>>>> hashes and PGP signatures.
>>>>>> It could be announced with a blog post linked on our homepage.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Opinions?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Matthias
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Am 18.02.19 um 15:42 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
>>>>>>> Release, as in GA, or release as in Beta?
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Feb 15, 2019, at 4:55 AM, Damjan Jovanovic <damjan@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Bug 125129 looks like a wild goose chase and requires considerable
>>>>>>>> understanding of the framework layer, but I'll try continue
when I have
>>>>>>>> time.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> My own release checklist would include:
>>>>>>>> 1. Library audit.
>>>>>>>> 1.1 Did we lose or gain any public symbols in our libraries
since the
>>>>>>>> 4.1.0? Gbuild requires explicit export instead of exporting
everything and
>>>>>>>> then possibly controlling visibility with a .map file, so
it's very
>>>>>>>> possible.
>>>>>>>> 1.2 Did ELF symbol versions on *nix platforms change? The
older gbuild
>>>>>>>> modules probably did, as I didn't understand the meaning
of .map files back
>>>>>>>> then.
>>>>>>>> 1.3 Are the same libraries with the same names available
in both 4.1.0 and
>>>>>>>> 4.2.0?
>>>>>>>> 2. Base:
>>>>>>>> 2.1 Complete the Java SDBC driver framework, used by both
the new SDBC-JDBC
>>>>>>>> bridge and the Postgres SDBC driver.
>>>>>>>> 2.2 Audit the new SDBC-JDBC bridge in Java against the old
C++ one, fix any
>>>>>>>> differences.
>>>>>>>> 2.3 Complete the Postgres SDBC driver; still needs views,
users, groups,
>>>>>>>> etc.
>>>>>>>> 2.4 Complete the integration of the Postgres SDBC driver
into the Base UI
>>>>>>>> forms (like MySQL already is).
>>>>>>>> 3. Crashreporter
>>>>>>>> 3.1 Get it working again.
>>>>>>>> 3.2 Bug reported in UI form (instead of submitted to some
now obsolete
>>>>>>>> server), which can be copied/pasted or attached to Bugzilla.
>>>>>>>> 4. Testing
>>>>>>>> 4.1 Run all available tests (unit tests, smoketest, module
integration
>>>>>>>> tests, bvt, fvt, etc.) against 4.1.0 and 4.2.0, find and
fix any
>>>>>>>> regressions.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Damjan
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 1:25 AM Matthias Seidel <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de>
>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Hi Jim,
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> IMO, the situation hasn't changed so much.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> We should at least fix issue 125129 [1] before we release
a (public)
>>>>>>>>> beta. I have seen that Damjan is investigating...
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Then we need time to inform translators on l10n@ before
we can export
>>>>>>>>> the latest translations from Pootle.
>>>>>>>>> At the moment most of them are at 98% for the UI but
the SDF files still
>>>>>>>>> need to be updated in source.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Matthias
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> [1] https://bz.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=125129
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Am 14.02.19 um 17:45 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
>>>>>>>>>> Time for another ping... what does everyone think?
Time?
>>>>>>>>>> 
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