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From Yegor Kozlov <ye...@dinom.ru>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release of POI 3.5-beta4
Date Tue, 02 Dec 2008 12:14:26 GMT
The vote has passed.

The vote thread is
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/poi-dev/200811.mbox/%3C4926AFBF.7030402@dinom.ru%3E

Four +1 votes, zero -1 votes.

Four PMC votes.

Yegor

> Hi All,
> 
> As you may noticed, there has been much development activity in POI over 
> the last two months.
> There have been quite a few bug fixes and improvements, especially in 
> the OOXML part of POI.
> So, I think it's time for a next beta (hopefully the last one before  
> 3.5-FINAL).
> 
> The release artifacts can be downloaded from the following URL:
>     http://people.apache.org/~yegor/REL_3_5_BETA4
> 
> The revision number of the release is r719547 and tagged as REL_3_5_BETA4.
> 
> Below is a short summary of key changes:
> 
>  (1) XSSF module has been significantly reworked and reached the state 
> close to its HSSF counterpart.
> 
> To help you evaluate the current state of XSSF I created a set of rich 
> examples. The examples are based on common XSSF-HSSF interfaces so that 
> you can generate either *.xls or *.xlsx output just by setting a 
> command-line argument:
> 
> http://poi.apache.org/spreadsheet/examples.html
> Sample output can be download from 
> http://people.apache.org/~yegor/ss_examples/
> 
>  (2) JDK 1.5 is now a minimum requirement.
> 
>  (3) Finally, 3.5-beta4 fully supports Maven. All POI dependencies 
> including ooxml-schemas and OpenXML4J are now on the central Maven 
> repository.
> 
>  (4) This time there are no special artifacts for Maven. The Maven 
> artifacts are deployed by a auto-generated script created by the "ant 
> dist" command. See 
> http://people.apache.org/~yegor/REL_3_5_BETA4/mvn-deploy.sh.
> 
>  (5) As usual, the release includes numerous bug fixes and improvements. 
> The list of changes is available in the change log:
>   http://poi.apache.org/changes.html
> 
> 
> The vote options are:
> 
> [ ]+1  - I support the release
> [ ] 0  - I don't care
> [ ]-1  - I'm opposed to the release because...
> 
> I'm voting [+1]. Voting will last a week and end on Friday, 28th November.
> 
> 
> Yegor
> 
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