Might I suggest, that since Nutch is now a TLP that you delay this release by a few weeks and have the vote done under the auspices of the Nutch PMC?
Cheers, Grant On Apr 26, 2010, at 1:55 AM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J) wrote: > Hi Folks, > > I have posted an updated candidate for the Apache Nutch 1.1 release. The > source code is at: > > http://people.apache.org/~mattmann/apache-nutch-1.1/rc2/ > > The major difference between this release and rc #1 is the application of > NUTCH-812 - Crawl.java incorrectly uses the Generator API resulting in NPE - > as well as some commits by Sami Siren to fix missing ASL license headers. > > For more detailed information, see the included CHANGES.txt file for details > on release contents and latest changes. The release was made using the Nutch > release process, documented on the Wiki here: > > http://bit.ly/d5ugid > > A Nutch 1.1 tag is at: > > http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/lucene/nutch/tags/1.1/ > > <note> > There was a request by Sami Siren that the tutorial be updated to reflect > the fact that this release is a source-only release, as well as a request to > integrate RAT into the build, however, in the interest of getting this 1.1 > out and getting going on the Nutch TLP, my proposal is: > > * update the docs independent of this release (the tutorial as it exists > right now says 0.7 on it anyways and doesn't look like it's been updated in > a while, so I think users can live with what's there and support on > u...@nutch.apache.org or d...@nutch.apache.org until it's updated) > > * begin source only releases in general since we've long had the debate as > to the size of the Nutch release. Most folks that use Nutch are likely > familiar with running ant IMHO. > > * run RAT and integrate into the build > > </note> > > Please vote on releasing these packages as Apache Nutch 1.1. The vote is > open for the next 72 hours. > > Since Nutch is now a TLP and has its own PMC, there is a question of who are > the binding release VOTES in this particular thread. My gut reaction is that > since I started this release while we were under the Lucene PMC, for > continuity purposes, only votes from Lucene PMC are binding, but everyone > (especially newly minted Nutch PMC members!) are welcome to check the > release candidate and voice their approval or disapproval. The vote passes > if at least three binding +1 votes are cast. > > [ ] +1 Release the packages as Apache Nutch 1.1. > > [ ] -1 Do not release the packages because... > > Thanks! > > Cheers, > Chris > > P.S. Here is my +1. > > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ > Chris Mattmann, Ph.D. > Senior Computer Scientist > NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA > Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246 > Email: chris.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov > WWW: http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/ > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ > Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department > University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ > > >