[jdom-interest] Making a new release

Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at ibiblio.org
Tue Mar 16 03:47:29 PDT 2021

I hear you. Every year or two I push a patch release of XOM and I
swear I spend more time figuring out changes to the hosting platforms
than I do working on the software. For instance, last month Sonatype
added an extra and invalid presubmit check to the artifacts I was
publishing that XOM failed, so I had to file a ticket with them to be
able to push again. I still haven't gotten around to updating the

On Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 7:58 AM Jason Hunter <jhunter at servlets.com> wrote:
> It's sure been quiet around here. How many of you are out there? How many "address not found" responses am I about to get? :)
> One reason it's been quiet is Rolf Lear hasn't been communicating since Dec 2015. I'm not sure what happened to him. That's the downside of purely electronic open source collaboration. Is he OK? I hope so. I don't know how to find out.
> We're at a point where there's a need to make a new JDOM release to fix a small but important issue. I have the fix but I don't have time the next six weeks to figure out Rolf's system. I don't even have time to figure out the level of effort. Maybe it's easy, but I'm swamped with other tasks.
> Does any of the old crew want to help get a new release out the door? We'll have to figure out what Rolf was doing.
> Thanks,
> -jh-
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Elliotte Rusty Harold
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