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Subject [Jakarta Commons Wiki] New: Digester/1.6.0ReleasePlan
Date Tue, 08 Jun 2004 20:42:31 GMT
   Date: 2004-06-08T13:42:31
   Editor: RobertBurrellDonkin <>
   Wiki: Jakarta Commons Wiki
   Page: Digester/1.6.0ReleasePlan

   Created release 1.6.0 release plan

New Page:

= Release Plan For Digester 1.6.0 =

== Background ==

This is a primarily a service release aimed at allowing downstream users to use Digester with
either commons-collections 2.x or 3.x. This will be achieved by breaking the explicit dependency
on commons collections. There will also be a number of bug fixes and enhancements but this
will not the main purpose. The release of any new code that seems immature or which may require
extra thought will be postponed to a enhancements and bug fix release (probably 1.7.0) which
will follow soon after 1.6.0.


= Pre Release Tasks =

== Release Branch ==

The first task will be to take a release branch (RELEASE_BRANCH_DIGESTER_1_6_0). Work for
this release will contain on this branch whilst the push towards the enhancements/bug fix
release can begin on HEAD.

== Assess Code ==

Early decisions need to be taken about which code is stable enough to be have it's API fixed
by am immediate and which is mature enough to be released without further testing.

== Review Documentation ==

Review the state of the documentation and assess what can be done to improve it before the
1.6.0 release.

== Bug Review ==

No bug review

== Check Compatibility ==

This should be binary compatible with the 1.5.0 digester release.


= Release Plan =

== CVS ==

The release will be cut from the release branch created earlier.

== Release Notes ==

These will be prepared in the traditional manner.

== Release Candidate ==

A release candidate will be prepared and sufficient time allowed before the release vote for


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