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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: [Axis2] Release plan
Date Wed, 22 Mar 2006 09:58:28 GMT
Sanjiva Weerawarana wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 21:55 +0000, Steve Loughran wrote:
>> One caveat. Once you get to 1.0, you are making some promise of stability.
>> I am still trying to get code that worked with 0.93 working on 0.95 
>> snapshot, it looks like the dynamic classloading stuff is using the 
>> wrong classloader. that's the price of being bleeding edge, and once I 
>> check in the extra diagnostics everyone will benefit.
>> But once you go to 1.0, you are committing to keep things stable, both 
>> in signature and semantics, or risk alienating a larger audience.
> Absolutely +1 Steve. Once we go to 1.0, the externally visible parts are
> frozen .. all we can do is improve/add and possibly deprecate if a big
> problem has been found.
> I'm personally confident we're ready to go there.
> Sanjiva.

OK. The other thing is that you can't do a release that depend on 
-SNAPSHOT versions of things.

Because doing so makes it impossible for anyone to ever recreate your 
initial state once the stuff in the maven scratch repositories changes

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