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From Nadir Amra <a...@us.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Proposal : Time to release Axis C++ 1.6beta
Date Wed, 01 Mar 2006 14:57:26 GMT
+1

Nadir K. Amra
e-Business Technologies - IBM eServer i5/OS
IBM Rochester, MN,  (Tel. 507-253-0645, t/l 553-0645)
Internet: amra@us.ibm.com

Adrian Dick <adrian.dick@uk.ibm.com> wrote on 03/01/2006 03:33:58 AM:

> (This is a repeat send, because I can't find any evidence of the 
original
> getting through the system - apologies if you receive this twice)
> 
> Hi, Guys,
> 
> I wish to propose we produce an Axis C++ 1.6 beta, and if no significant
> problems are found we should release the 1.6 final two weeks later.
> 
> 
> Here is my reasoning behind this proposal:
> 
> In the past few weeks, a lot of the issues we've been seeing on the 
mailing
> list have already been fixed in the latest nightly builds.  It would
> therefore be a good time to consider releasing, particularly as it has 
been
> over 10 months since any form of release.
> 
> 254 Jira issues have been fixed since the 1.5 final release.
> 
> But this isn't just a fix release, there has also been an increase in
> capability added to the Axis C++ engine and the WSDL2Ws tooling:
> Improvements within the engine include:
>    memory management
>    transport layer
>    cookie support
>    addition of Configuration API
> 
> Improved WSDL support for:
>    xsd built-in simple types (all types now supported)
>    xsd:any
>    xsd:choice
>    xsd:all
> 
> 
> The nightly builds when tested today on Windows, Linux and AIX have only 
1
> client testcase failing (see AXISCPP-942) from 288 attempted.
> It looks like AXISCPP-942 should be fixed very soon, but I feel we can
> still try producing a beta, and ensure this fix gets into the final
> release.
> 
> Regards,
> Adrian
> _______________________________________
> Adrian Dick (adrian.dick@uk.ibm.com)
> 


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