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From Jörg Schaible <Joerg.Schai...@Elsag-Solutions.com>
Subject RE: [configuration] Cutting a 1.0 Release Help Needed
Date Mon, 29 Mar 2004 07:21:24 GMT

Personally I just need the JDK 1.4's DOM support (but urgently). With the complete list below
with the range from a small additions upto a refactoring and possibly rewrite, I do not see
1.1 a month later.

Eric Pugh wrote on Monday, March 29, 2004 9:47 AM:

> I think that those should all go in quite quickly AFTER a
> 1.0.  There are some that really need thinking about.  Like,
> should we have the core Commons-Configuration jar, and then
> an optional jar for the more obscure stuff like the
> configuration objects based on the ServletConfig.java class?
> 
> Otherones, like the ConfigurationFactory enhancements seem to
> require a refactoring of the ConfigurationFactory to handle
> more "pluggable" configurators for each Configuration.
> 
> Lastly, there are other enhancements like adding Locale that
> need to be looked at..  Do they bloat the codebase or not?
> Should we be using something like the [convert] project to
> deal with converting from String to boolean,Short, etc?
> 
> I don't think that cutting a 1.0 prevents us from doing
> anything...  I think cutting a 1.0 says we are serious about
> moving forward, and want a line in
> the sand drawn to say "Yes, we are making progress, we have a
> 1.0!".   And
> "Just wait..  1.1 has feature X and comes out in a month!"
> 
> Comments?  If others feel really strongly about not doing a
> 1.0, then we can delay, as this is consensus.  However, I
> have seen too many posts wondering when [configuration] is
> going to release something!
> 
> Eric
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Inger, Matthew [mailto:Inger@Synygy.com]
>> Sent: Monday, March 29, 2004 4:44 AM
>> To: 'Jakarta Commons Developers List'
>> Subject: RE: [configuration] Cutting a 1.0 Release Help Needed
>> 
>> 
>> What about enhancements which have been submitted to the bug
>> tracker? Will those get in? 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Eric Pugh [mailto:epugh@upstate.com]
>> Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2004 12:29 PM
>> To: Commons-Dev
>> Subject: [configuration] Cutting a 1.0 Release Help Needed
>> 
>> 
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> In response to a large number of posts I have recieved both on the
>> mailing list and privately regarding when Commons Configuration 1.0
>> will be released, I have gone ahead and applied the last of the
>> patches for bugs and I would like to cut the RC1 for Commons
>> Configuration. 
>> 
>> The remaining issues in BugZilla are all enhancements or refactorings
>> and should be applied post 1.0.
>> 
>> At this point I am somewhat stuck at the checksum creation stage.  I
>> followed the directions from this document:
>> http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/releases/release.html for steps 1
>> through 3.  However, because Configuration is Maven based, when I run
>> 'maven dist' SSH'ed into jakarta.apache.org I get an error about
>> maven not existing.  Ant works, however it tanks on the junit task. 
>> Do I need to do steps 4,5,6 SSH'ed in, or can I do them locally and
>> update the results? 
>  I have placed
>> some candidates at http://jakarta.apache.org/~epugh/builds/.
>> 
>> If the Release Candidate 1 files look good to people, then I will
>> follow the steps here:
>> http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/releases/release.html to cut the
>> 1.0 release.  However, I am on winxp, and haven't followed the
>> process of creating md5 checksum's etc..   However, if some other
>> kind soul wishes to play the Release Manager role, I'd be much
>> obliged to them.  
>> 
>> Eric
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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