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From Davanum Srinivas <d...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Axis / FUD / Bugs
Date Thu, 15 Apr 2004 13:07:13 GMT
Done. Thanks.

--- Joe_Rattz@genpt.com wrote:
> One comment.  I posted some gripes I was having with 1.2alpha (web 
> services in general really).  You mention to be sure we have tried the 
> latest version.  Well, when I grabbed 1.2alpha a mere 3 days ago, I 
> thought it was the latest version because of this:
> 
> WebServices - Axis - Introduction
> NEWS (December 1, 2003) : Axis 1.2 Alpha is now available. 
> 
> on the Axis page.  Nowhere does it bother to mention there is a newer 
> version available.  Someone might want to update that page.
> 
> http://ws.apache.org/axis/
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Davanum Srinivas <dims@yahoo.com> 
> 04/14/2004 11:47 PM
> Please respond to
> axis-user@ws.apache.org
> 
> 
> To
> axis-user@ws.apache.org, axis-dev@ws.apache.org
> cc
> 
> Subject
> Axis / FUD / Bugs
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> <rant>
> Every now and then, for example today, i heard from someone that "OH This 
> is a well known axis
> bug". So check the archives for dev and user and bugzilla. No sign of 
> anything amiss and no trace
> of the person / persons in any email discussion or bug report. This makes 
> me hit my head against
> the wall. Another problem is that everyone wants to use a released version 
> and complain bitterly
> if something is broken. But REPEATED requests to try a alpha/beta release 
> and log bugs is ignored.
> I can't understand why. 
> </rant>
> 
> Suggestions to Axis consumers:
> - If you have your pet peeves, check if a bug already exists, make sure 
> there is a bug recorded
> against it. 
> - Make sure you try latest Axis cut (1.2 Beta right now) before you open 
> the bug.
> - Make sure there is a sample code or wsdl/xsd for committers to recreate 
> the problem.
> - If you are not sure that something is a bug or not, log the bug anyways
> 
> We have a window of opportunity here to kick the tires and get things 
> fixed before we get 1.2
> final out the door, so PLEASE help make Axis better for everyone 
> (including you!!!!)
> 
> thanks,
> dims
> 
> 
> =====
> Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/
> 
> 


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

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