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From rmkell...@comcast.net
Subject Re: [Axis2] Next release
Date Wed, 28 Dec 2005 18:07:34 GMT
Please use sensible version numbering. Six months from now no one will understand why we used
such an odd number.  Just my two cents worth.

Rick

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From: Chathura Herath <chathurah@gmail.com> 

> +1 for the release. 
> 
> Chathura 
> 
> On 12/28/05, jayachandra wrote: 
> > +1 for the release, though I don't have anything to update in wiki ;p. Hope 
> > I'll have some at least for the next next release 
> > And yeah 0.9652 sounds cool (my dejavu says its not that random 
> > either...whatever). I guesss, beyond two decimals (or two dots if you name 
> > ur builds a.b.c.d) all the numbers don't carry much significance than to 
> > mean they are some nightly or hourly builds, and hence we can think somewhat 
> > hackers way and name it as 0.9652 or more better as 0.9452 (to mean its a 
> > 0.94 equivalent release) 
> > 
> > Jaya 
> > 
> > On 12/28/05, Ajith Ranabahu wrote: 
> > > Hi all, 
> > > Here's my point. Why do we (who are human beings BTW) need to be rational 
> > and logical all the way :)) We can just break the tradition and make a 
> > change (and fill out the mailing list with "why .9652?" mails) just for the 
> > fun of it :) 
> > > Enough of the philosophy, here's the real story. During the hackathon at 
> > Apachecon, Glen (I think) was mentioning something (probably about 
> > versioning) and said this magical number 0.9652 (which I suppose is a 
> > totally random sequence of digits which happened to be higher than .93). 
> > Sanjiva caught the word and said "ah cool version number. we should do a 
> > release with that". And that's why this release has this weird version 
> > number :) 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > On 12/28/05, Srinath Perera wrote: 
> > > > +1 for relase 
> > > > 
> > > > But why Axis2 0.9652? I would prefer 0.94 ..lets keep it logical and 
> > > > simple. I do not see any need to do something fancy. 
> > > > 
> > > > The relase number are to give a understanding about the nature of the

> > > > relase .. lets keep it that way 
> > > > 
> > > > Thanks 
> > > > Srinath 
> > > > 
> > > > But why 
> > > > On 12/28/05, Davanum Srinivas < davanum@gmail.com> wrote: 
> > > > > +1 from me. Next week sounds good. 
> > > > > 
> > > > > On 12/27/05, Eran Chinthaka < chinthaka@opensource.lk> wrote:

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> > > > > > Hi, 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > After our last release on 2nd of December, I think we did enough

> > work 
> > > > > > to do the next release. We have improved some features during
the 
> > > > > > hackathon and after that also we improved Axis2. And there were

> > number 
> > > > > > of major fixes we did after 0.93. 
> > > > > > So how abt having another release, preferrably before next year,
or 
> > > > > > first week of January, the latest. 
> > > > > > Please let me know your working schedule with Axis2. Do you
want 
> > some 
> > > > > > more time to complete the things you are working on ? And please
let 
> > > > > > me know the things that are completed so far as well. 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > And how abt naming the next release as Axis2 0.9652, rather
than 
> > 0.94 
> > > > > > ? This is a funny number came up by Glen or Sanjiva during 
> > ApacheCon. 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > What do you all think ? 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 1. Please let me know whether you like to have a release ? 
> > > > > > 2. If yes, please propose a date 
> > > > > > 3. Let me know the features or fixes you have done so far by
filling 
> > > > > > the wiki : 
> > http://wiki.apache.org/ws/FrontPage/Axis2/releases/0.94 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Thanks, 
> > > > > > Chinthaka 
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> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > -- 
> > > > > Davanum Srinivas : http://wso2.com/blogs/ 
> > > > > 
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > -- 
> > > Ajith Ranabahu 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > -- Jaya 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Chathura Herath 
> http://www.bloglines.com/blog/chathurah 
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