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From Davanum Srinivas <d...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Moving toward Axis 1.2 beta and release
Date Wed, 17 Dec 2003 11:19:09 GMT
At the end of the day, it's Glen's call as the Release Manager. Am +1 to 1.2 Mid Jan and 1.3
soon
after with BP. Right now the major crunch is running the TCK's.

thanks,
dims

--- Glen Daniels <glen@thoughtcraft.com> wrote:
> To tell you the truth, I would prefer that we didn't delay the release.
> 
> "Bug fixes" in the 1.2 case include vastly improved document/literal
> support, way faster WSDL processing, more logical type handling, support for
> Servlet 2.3 and session lifecycle events, cleaner code with better JavaDoc
> and fewer dead lines.... and that's not even all.  Seems like enough for a
> release to me.
> 
> I am very concerned that if we hold off we will get into a long cycle of
> delays (as has happened before) which will hold this up until March or
> April, and I'd frankly rather move towards releases earlier and more often
> until we get the bug count down at least into the double digits.
> 
> So I'm not in any way against working on all this stuff (and more besides),
> but I'd like to get 1.2 out in mid-January as planned, and I'd be more than
> happy with a BP-compliant 1.3 in March or so.
> 
> --Glen
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Tom Jordahl" <tomj@macromedia.com>
> To: <axis-dev@ws.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 4:14 PM
> Subject: RE: Moving toward Axis 1.2 beta and release
> 
> 
> >
> > In talking with folks around here, we would be in favor of delaying the
> 1.2
> > release until we can claim WS-I Basic Profile 1.0 conformance.  Macromedia
> > would be willing to help out with testing resources for this effort.
> >
> > It will be late January before there are resources here to run the TCK,
> and
> > we would very much like to get BP 1.0 as a feature of the 1.2 release.
> >
> > The question I was asked is "What does 1.2 give me?"  "Bug fixes" wasn't
> > thought to be very compelling, while "WS-I BP 1.0 conformance" is
> something
> > that gets a much better reaction.
> >
> > What do you think?
> >
> > --
> > Tom Jordahl
> > Macromedia Server Development
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Tom Jordahl [mailto:tomj@macromedia.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 10:28 AM
> > To: 'axis-dev@ws.apache.org'
> > Subject: Moving toward Axis 1.2 beta and release
> >
> >
> > Here is a proposal (discussed with Dims) about how Axis 1.2 should proceed
> > to move toward a 1.2 release.
> >
> > - Create Axis 1.2 beta in the next 3 weeks
> > - After beta, run the JAX-RPC/SAAJ TCK 1.1 and resolve failures
> > - After we pass the TCK, we release 1.2
> >
> > I am trying to get commitments from our teams here to run our JRun and
> > ColdFusion regressions on the current 1.2 bits.  And I will attempt to get
> > resources to execute the TCKs (on JRun) here as well.
> >
> > Comments?
> >
> > Can anyone else run the TCK at their organization?
> >
> > --
> > Tom Jordahl
> > Macromedia Server Development
> >
> >


=====
Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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