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From "Damitha Kumarage" <dami...@opensource.lk>
Subject Re: End November Deadline for 1.4
Date Thu, 11 Nov 2004 08:54:21 GMT

>
>
> Hi all,
> I would like to volunteer to be the release manager for the Axis C++ 1.4
> release.
> A draft Release Plan is presented below.
>
>
> This is the release plan (draft) for Axis C++ version 1.4. Given below is
> snapshot
> of all the changes for 1.4 since the 1.3 version.
>
>  Changes from 1.3 to 1.4:
>
> 1. Create 100% C++ engine - [AXISCPP-206]
> 2. Refactor WSDL2WS - [AXISCPP-215]
> 3. Improve Fault handling - [AXISCPP-216]
> 4. IPV6 - [AXISCPP-217]
> 5. WSI BP 1.0 compatible - [AXISCPP-218]
> 6. Include file refactoring - [AXISCPP-219]
> 7. Create SSL implementation
> 8. Remove pre-defined paths from Axis CPP Conf library names -
> [AXISCPP-220]
> 9. Eliminate warnings [AXISCPP-155]
> 10. Improve Makefiles [AXISCPP-221]

I think Makefile's are now pretty stable even with 1.3. Only thing needed
to do it just removing Makefile.in's from cvs. But that's not a concern
with the next release.

> 11. Prepare tutorial on Handlers and update the Architecture Guide
> 12. Add Session support [AXISCPP-226]
>     Cookie based session support on client side
>     SOAP Header based session handling [AXISCPP-238].
>
> 13. Implement WS-Attachments (SOAP Messages with Attachments)
> 14. Support WS-Security & WS-Addressing requirements [AXISCPP-244]
> [AXISCPP-212].
>
> Details on these features could be found on JIRA and the AxisCpp TODO wiki
> page.
>
>  Release Criteria:
>
>      - Functional tests pass
>      - Test on installation procedures
>      - Test on different versions of Apache web server(1.3.xx, 2.0.xx)
>      - Test samples on different platforms (Linux, Microsoft Windows)
>      - Fix  blockers and most critical bugs that applies to 1.4
>
>  Dates:
>
>  The following are the proposed dates for the release, opinions please:
>      Code freeze                      November 26, 2004
>      Release alpha version        December 03, 2004
>      Release beta version         December 08, 2004
>      Release 1.4                      December 10, 2004
Do we need code frozen for 8 days?. Can we relax that on start code freeze
on 30?

thanks
damitha

>
>
> sanjaya.
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanjiva@opensource.lk>
> To: "Apache AXIS C Developers List" <axis-c-dev@ws.apache.org>
> Sent: Thursday, November 11, 2004 12:13 PM
> Subject: Re: End November Deadline for 1.4
>
>
>> +1 for having an alpha and beta .. if there are no problems we can
>> move from alpha -> beta -> final pretty fast.
>>
>> Has someone written a release plan for 1.4? That MUST be written
>> per Apache rules. Who's going to be release manager?
>>
>> Sanjiva.
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "sanjaya singharage" <sanjayas@opensource.lk>
>> To: "Apache AXIS C Developers List" <axis-c-dev@ws.apache.org>
>> Sent: Thursday, November 11, 2004 11:44 AM
>> Subject: Re: End November Deadline for 1.4
>>
>>
>> > Hello John and all,
>> >
>> > In my opinion the release of an alpha and beta provide the benefit of
> the
>> > open source model. One trait of an opensource product is that it's
>> code
> is
>> > read by many, and it is used by many and the problems/issues/bugs
>> resulting
>> > from that are brought up and addressed. Such use will bring up many a
>> > problem that one would not be able to simply think up in my opinion.
>> Pre
>> > releases would help in making the final release stabler and reliable.
>> Users
>> > would expect a stable and reliable product from a final release from
>> the
>> > fact that is a "final" release. So I think that pre releases do serve
>> an
>> > important role.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > sanjaya.
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "John Hawkins" <HAWKINSJ@uk.ibm.com>
>> > To: "Apache AXIS C Developers List" <axis-c-dev@ws.apache.org>
>> > Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2004 8:07 PM
>> > Subject: Re: End November Deadline for 1.4
>> >
>> >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Hi Folks,
>> > >
>> > > There seems to have been some confusion here as to what we mean when
> we
>> > say
>> > > "release". Release to me is when you say the code is ready to go, no
>> > > problems (at least no MAJOR problems). Release is not an alpha, or
> beta.
>> > >
>> > > I had assumed when I originally suggested that the 1.4 time schedule
> be
>> > the
>> > > end of November that this was the FINAL release. In fact I had not
>> assumed
>> > > that we would have an alpha or beta. I don't understand why we need
>> an
>> > > alpha or beta given that these are just point releases.
>> > >
>> > > As long as the code is being tested on a nightly basis via the
>> regression
>> > > suite then what else do we need to test for? I understand that there
> are
>> > > different configurations but I'm sure that between us we can test
>> all
>> > these
>> > > very quickly in a day?
>> > >
>> > > Thoughts please?
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > John Hawkins
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >              Roshan
>> > >              Weerasuriya
>> > >              <roshan@opensourc
>> To
>> > >              e.lk>                     Apache AXIS C Developers List
>> > >                                        <axis-c-dev@ws.apache.org>
>> > >              09/11/2004 09:43
>> cc
>> > >
>> > >
>> Subject
>> > >              Please respond to         Re: End November Deadline for
> 1.4
>> > >               "Apache AXIS C
>> > >              Developers List"
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > yes I do think that is good.
>> > >
>> > > Roshan
>> > >
>> > > On Tue, 2004-11-09 at 07:12, Samisa Abeysinghe wrote:
>> > > > I think we must think of those who want to use Axis C++ in
> production
>> > and
>> > > help them out as that is
>> > > > what make Axis C++ strong.
>> > > >
>> > > > Samisa...
>> > > >
>> > > > --- Fred Preston <PRESTONF@uk.ibm.com> wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Hi,
>> > > > >       I would have issues with slipping the 1.4 delivery as we
> have
>> > > > > customers who are waiting for the cleaner/tidier version of
> ws-axis
>> at
>> > > the
>> > > > > end of November.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Regards,
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Fred Preston.
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >                       damitha@opensourc
>> > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >                       e.lk                     To:       "Apache
>> AXIS
>> > C
>> > > Developers List"
>> > > > > <axis-c-dev@ws.apache.org>
>> > > > >                                                cc:
>> > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >                       08/11/04 10:01           Subject:  Re:
End
>> > > November Deadline for 1.4
>> > > > >
>> > > > >                       Please respond to
>> > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >                       "Apache AXIS C
>> > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >                       Developers List"
>> > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Hi Farhaan
>> > > > > I too have no issues
>> > > > >
>> > > > > thanks
>> > > > > damitha
>> > > > > > hi Farhaan,
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > I have no issus on this, but I am not sure about others.
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Roshan
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > On Thu, 2004-11-04 at 11:48, Farhaan Mohideen wrote:
>> > > > > >> Hi All;
>> > > > > >>
>> > > > > >>
>> > > > > >>
>> > > > > >> Can I assume that 1.4 alpha is to be released by End
November
> and
>> > > not
>> > > > > >> the final version. Even delivering alpha is going to
be
>> pretty
>> > tight
>> > > > > >> and I would like to know how you guys feel about the
>> deadline.
>> > > > > >>
>> > > > > >>
>> > > > > >>
>> > > > > >> Regards
>> > > > > >>
>> > > > > >> Farhaan
>> > > > > >>
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Damitha Kumarage
hSenid Software International (PVT) Ltd

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