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From Daniel Kulp <daniel.k...@iona.com>
Subject Re: Can we release an M1 with a dependency on a MINA-Snapshot version???
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2006 18:13:45 GMT
On Thursday November 16 2006 12:54 pm, Paul Fremantle wrote:
> John
>
> There isn't any license issue about using the code. The only problem
> is that you release code will not be rebuildable at some point in the
> future. If you want a possible technical solution to that problem here
> is one.
>
> I suggest that you take a specific revision of the MINA code - say
> nnnnnn. Now build that, and rename the JARs to include the revision
> number.
>
> Store them somewhere on people.apache.org/~someone so that they can be
> retrieved by your build.

Until people.apache.org crashes and we lose 3 months of data....   :-(

Dan


>
> Now you have a replicable build.
>
> Paul
>
> On 11/16/06, John O'Hara <john.r.ohara@gmail.com> wrote:
> > That's what we need -- some mentor time!
> >
> > We can use any code (a license is a license is a license).
> > The question is whether the Incubator PMC will allow it to become M1?
> >
> > Cliff, James, Paul - any opinion?
> >
> > In a nutshell: we have a "fix" for MINA that Qpid depends on, but has
> > not yet been adopted by a released MINA version.
> > We want to "Release early and often" becuase the user base is
> > building and they'd like some more fixed targets....
> >
> > Can Qpid still release an M1?
> >
> > John
> >
> > On 16/11/06, Steve Vinoski <vinoski@iona.com> wrote:
> > > On Nov 16, 2006, at 11:26 AM, John O'Hara wrote:
> > > > On 15/11/06, Steve Vinoski < vinoski@iona.com> wrote:
> > > >> Yes, it can be long. But those are the rules by which we must
> > > >> abide under Apache. As Rajith points out in a separate email,
> > > >> it's not even clear that M1 as it stands can get out the door
> > > >> given its dependency on an unreleased version of mina.
> > > >>
> > > >> I don't make the rules. I just want to live by them, as I'm sure
> > > >> we all do, and I know that maven will help greatly in that
> > > >> regard.
> > > >
> > > > With Apache licensed software, we can use any checked in code
> > > > that bears the
> > > > license.
> > >
> > > Chapter and verse, please. We've had a number of people over the
> > > past few days assert what the "real" rules are, and now you've just
> > > added another. These assertions have greatly differed. If I were
> > > the M1 release manager, I would want to see an official Apache
> > > document that clearly states what's possible in this regard.
> > >
> > > I am surprised that our mentors haven't chimed in yet.
> > >
> > > --steve

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J. Daniel Kulp
Principal Engineer
IONA
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