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From David North <dno...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache POI 3.14-final release (RC1)
Date Sat, 05 Mar 2016 20:43:45 GMT
Hi,

I've now tested my projects with the release candidate - they were
already running against beta1. I found a couple of issues, though I
don't think either of them should block the release:

(1) Javen's commit r1721857 broke a hack we had in place to allow us to
create our own default font. We should add a proper piece of API to
support this: https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=59127

(2) I notice that the full ooxml-schemas (and ooxml-security) released
by me during beta1 have the wrong xmlbeans dependency on Maven. I've
raised a bug to track: https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=59128

As I said, I don't think either of the above is a blocker (the second
one isn't usually a problem for reasons detailed on the bug), so +1 from
me to release.

Thanks,
David


On 03/03/16 16:30, Dominik Stadler wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I see the following additions to the changelog:
> 
> Excel: Allow to set multiple cell style properties at once
> Excel: Add API for inserting ignored warnings into XSSF sheets. This can be
> used e.g. to suppress 'number stored as text' warnings.
> Excel: New version of ooxml-schema and ooxml-security jars to incorporate
> newer code (or whatever the reason was for it, was it Visio-Support?)
> Common: Update third-party dependencies: commons-logging, commons-codec,
> xmlsec, bouncy-castly, ...
> 
> 
> One thing I saw is that the version-number in the "sonar" directory in the
> source-packages is not updated to "3.14", it still is at "3.14beta1". I
> don't think it is a big problem as these files are only used for running
> Sonar checks on apache hardware, but maybe we can update the release-guide
> and/or scripts to also set the version there when updating to the release
> version.
> 
> 
> Otherwise the packaged source looks fine, local tests with the binaries
> also look good
> 
> So +1 from me
> 
> Dominik.
> 
> 
> On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 1:26 PM, kiwiwings <kiwiwings@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> Javen O'Neal wrote
>>> This was an insignificant change to POI, so I would omit it from the
>>> release notes.
>>
>> Is there something which I should highlight instead?
>>
>> I haven't reviewed those many changes and only use the assigned component
>> in
>> bugzilla
>> to find out where a patch was finally applied to (i.e. "ss common" for both
>> merged region fixes).
>>
>> Sorry for my ignorance and lack of involvement, but based on the headings
>> in
>> the changes page,
>> most changes look minor to me ... so please prove me wrong and of course I
>> will change the
>> announcement accordingly
>>
>> Andi
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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David North - Committer and PMC Member, Apache POI
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