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From "James Strachan" <>
Subject Re: AMQ release schedule
Date Thu, 01 Feb 2007 17:56:28 GMT
Fair point. One thing which should help now is that we're now a top
level project ( so the ActiveMQ PMC can do
a single vote to make a release - rather than a 2 stage thing with the
Incubator stuff which hopefully will mean less work & faster turn
around time of releases.

We should start the ball rolling on a release soon too...

On 1/25/07, Christopher G. Stach II <> wrote:
> It has been mentioned repeatedly in the past that AMQ was going to
> "release early and release often."  Frankly, the release schedule (or
> lack thereof) is terrible.  All of the releases have gone out with
> relatively major bugs.  That's fine, but once they're found, they should
> be gathered into a bugfix release and... released.  I know I'm not the
> only one who was stuck on a version because it worked better than the
> next, even though it had bugs, but the next had worse/other problems to
> find and figure out.  Some people are on 4.0.1 and going to 4.1.0 (also
> with major bugs like AMQ-1078 and Kaha being useless) is even a tough
> sell.  Now we should go to 4.2 snapshots?  What about 4.1.1?  Is it
> going to be in limbo for another few months?
> I'm not paying for AMQ, so I can't really complain about it working or
> not.  However, your release process/schedule still sucks.  Take some
> tips from Hibernate or Spring.
> --
> Christopher G. Stach II



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