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From shan...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: xml-cocoon2 WARNING
Date Tue, 04 Jun 2002 14:27:10 GMT
shannon     2002/06/04 07:27:10

  Modified:    .        WARNING
  Log:
  A few minor edits. I will be
  including this content in how-tos
  based on components found in the
  alpha branch.
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.4       +16 -19    xml-cocoon2/WARNING
  
  Index: WARNING
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/xml-cocoon2/WARNING,v
  retrieving revision 1.3
  retrieving revision 1.4
  diff -u -r1.3 -r1.4
  --- WARNING	26 Apr 2002 08:41:52 -0000	1.3
  +++ WARNING	4 Jun 2002 14:27:10 -0000	1.4
  @@ -1,29 +1,26 @@
   *****************************  W A R N I N G  **********************************
   
  -  Some user accessible points in this software package are to be considered
  +  Some user accessible points in this software package should be considered
     "alpha". This means that the developer team is not investing _any_ effort
  -  in providing back compatibility between alpha releases for these parts.
  +  to provide backward compatibility between alpha releases for these parts.
  +  This software will continue to be released as "alpha" until its code, 
  +  schemas, and APIs are considered stable.
     
  -  This software will continue to be released as "alpha" until both code, 
  -  schemas and APIs will be considered stable.
  -  
  -  Until then, there will be no warranty that newer versions will maintain back
  -  compatibility even in the most simple cases for those parts. Of course 
  -  Cocoon will be compatible to latest release, 2.0.x release.
  -  
  -  On the other hand, once "beta" status is reached, back incompatible changes
  -  will be made only if absolutely necessary to reach "final" status.
  +  Until then, there will be no warranty that newer versions will maintain backward
  +  compatibility for such parts, even in the most simple cases. Of course 
  +  Cocoon will be compatible to latest release, 2.0.x release. However, once 
  +  "beta" status is reached, backward incompatible changes will be made only 
  +  when absolutely necessary to reach "final" status.
     
     The Cocoon development team understands the importance of reliable
  -  software as well as the importance of protecting user investiments by the
  -  creation of a solid development platform that doesn't change.
  -
  -  On the other hand, being the Cocoon project a pioneer in many fields and 
  -  being most of the technologies used at a "working draft" phase only, this
  -  cannot be guaranteed before a final status is reached for the software.
  +  software as well protecting user investments through the creation of
  +  a solid development platform that doesn't change. On the other hand, 
  +  the Cocoon project is a pioneer in many fields. Most of the technologies 
  +  it uses are at a "working draft" phase only. Thus, reliability cannot be 
  +  guaranteed before the software achieves its "final" status.
     
  -  Until then, no effort will be provided to guarantee back compatibility
  -  for those parts considered as alpha.
  +  Until then, no effort will be provided to guarantee backward compatibility
  +  for any parts considered alpha.
     
     You have been warned.
   
  
  
  

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