It looks to me like we should go ahead with the IPMC vote, though ideally I
think we’d add/correct the page referenced above with info to avoid these
tagging problems before we do that.

Any insights/ideas re this?

Gj

On Friday, February 9, 2018, Geertjan Wielenga <
geertjan.wiele...@googlemail.com> wrote:

> Here's our release management page with instructions I followed in
> putting the rc3 together:
>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/
> Apache+NetBeans+Release+README
>
> What could be added/changed/corrected in the above to avoid the
> specific issues that have arisen with the tag -- and anything else to
> make the above as complete as possible?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Gj
>
> On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 11:59 AM, John Muczynski <johnst...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > re: LICENSE being slightly different in the source tarball
> > Here at SimuQuest, we've had similar confusions between files which are
> > templates in version control but fleshed out in the release.
> > Our solution has been to
> >    * keep the templates in a separate folder
> >    * use a templating language like the one in maven or Velocity
> >    * try to keep comments in each file saying what it is and where it
> came
> > from
> >    * not include the template folder in the binary release
> >
> > For us, this has been motivated less by tarball comparisons and more by
> > wanting developers to modify and commit the "right" copy of the file.
> >
> > Hope the info helps.
> >
> > Kind Regards,
> > Johnny
> >
> >
> > --
> > Johnny Muczynski
> > 734-262-2045
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 5:39 AM, Neil C Smith <neilcsm...@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >
> >> On Fri, 9 Feb 2018 at 10:30 Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacre...@apache.org
> >
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> > I think LICENSE being slightly different (better actually, right?) in
> >> > the source tarball is perfectly fine if there's a rational reason for
> >> > it - you just need to reassure people that it's not a mistake.
> >> >
> >>
> >> Thanks.  Yes it's better - to clarify I meant aiming towards checking in
> >> and tracking history in git of the version in the full source bundle.
> >> Something for a later discussion anyway.
> >>
> >>
> >> >
> >> > For that you just need to be able to answer such questions with "have
> >> > a look at http://netbeans.apache.org/release-management.html"; instead
> >> > of re-explaining every time.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> Definitely one to add to the list of initial pages we were discussing
> the
> >> other day then! ;-)
> >>
> >> Thanks and best wishes,
> >>
> >> Neil
> >> --
> >> Neil C Smith
> >> Artist & Technologist
> >> www.neilcsmith.net
> >>
> >> Praxis LIVE - hybrid visual IDE for creative coding -
> www.praxislive.org
> >>
>

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