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From "Carsten Ziegeler" <cziege...@s-und-n.de>
Subject RE: Release Plans (was RE: New Components From Avalon Scratchpad)
Date Fri, 11 Jan 2002 10:34:45 GMT
Sorry, Robert,

I don't get what you mean. I was not talking of releasing alpha or beta,
I'm talking of doing a stable final release called 2.0.1. Before the
final release, of course, betas are released called 2.0.1-beta1 or
something like that.

Carsten

Robert Koberg wrote:
>
> It seems strange to have that kind of dot version for alpha to
> beta (though
> it seems stranger to release an alpha...). I guess this is similar to how
> apple releases it's OS now :)
>
> Curious, why do you make the user download and decompress to get to:
>
> *****************************  W A R N I N G
> **********************************
>
>   All user accessible points in this software package are to be considered
>   "alpha". This means that the developer team is not investing
> _any_ effort
>   in providing back compatibility between alpha releases.
>
>   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.
>
>   On the other hand, once "beta" status is reached, back incompatible
> changes
>   will be made only if 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.
>
>   Until then, no effort will be provided to guarantee back compatibility.
>
>   You have been warned.
>
> *****************************  W A R N I N G
> **********************************
>
> I would think this might be something for the home page or at least
> available at the same level as the distribution so it can be read before
> download.
>
> best,
> -Rob.
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carsten Ziegeler" <cziegeler@s-und-n.de>
> To: "Cocoon-Dev" <cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org>
> Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 2:11 AM
> Subject: Release Plans (was RE: New Components From Avalon Scratchpad)
>
>
> > Hi Team,
> >
> > it seems that it is time to think of some release plans.
> > Thanks to Giacomo we have the new directory structure in our CVS
> > and thanks to all of us we have a working HEAD cvs, so we can
> > deprecate the 2.0 branch making the development much easier for
> > all of us.
> >
> > So, these questions need to be answered:
> > a) What is the version of the next release?
> >
> > My personal answers to this are:
> > a) 2.0.1
> > Comments? Opinions?
>
>
>
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