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From rhille...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1134396 - in /db/derby/site/trunk: build/site/derby_downloads.html src/documentation/content/xdocs/derby_downloads.xml
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2011 17:48:30 GMT
Author: rhillegas
Date: Fri Jun 10 17:48:29 2011
New Revision: 1134396

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1134396&view=rev
Log:
DERBY-5272: Add a blurb to the top level download page, stating our intention to stop building
Eclipse plugins and asking for volunteers to build and host these artifacts somewhere else.

Modified:
    db/derby/site/trunk/build/site/derby_downloads.html
    db/derby/site/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/derby_downloads.xml

Modified: db/derby/site/trunk/build/site/derby_downloads.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/site/trunk/build/site/derby_downloads.html?rev=1134396&r1=1134395&r2=1134396&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- db/derby/site/trunk/build/site/derby_downloads.html (original)
+++ db/derby/site/trunk/build/site/derby_downloads.html Fri Jun 10 17:48:29 2011
@@ -142,6 +142,9 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
 <div id="minitoc-area">
 <ul class="minitoc">
 <li>
+<a href="#Important+Notice+about+the+Eclipse+Plugins"> Important Notice about the Eclipse
Plugins </a>
+</li>
+<li>
 <a href="#Latest+Official+Release"> Latest Official Release </a>
 </li>
 <li>
@@ -158,7 +161,18 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
 
 
 
-<a name="N1000D"></a><a name="Latest+Official+Release"></a>
+<a name="N1000D"></a><a name="Important+Notice+about+the+Eclipse+Plugins"></a>
+<h2 class="boxed"> Important Notice about the Eclipse Plugins </h2>
+<div class="section">
+<p>
+For the past six years, Derby releases have included two Eclipse plugins: a core plugin and
a ui/doc plugin. The Derby developers have come to the conclusion that these plugin artifacts
fall outside the scope of our charter, which explictly excludes <a href="derby_charter.html#Database+Technology">IDE
and GUI work</a>. For future releases, we would like to get out of the business of producing
these plugins. We plan to build them for one more maintenance release, <a class="external"
href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyTenEightTwoRelease">10.8.2</a>. After
that, we need to find some other way to support people who develop Derby-powered applications
with Eclipse. 
+</p>
+<p>
+If you are interested in building Eclipse plugins for the community, please respond on the
following email <a class="external" href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyTenEightTwoRelease">thread</a>.
+</p>
+</div>
+
+<a name="N10026"></a><a name="Latest+Official+Release"></a>
 <h2 class="boxed"> Latest Official Release </h2>
 <div class="section">
 <ul>
@@ -171,7 +185,7 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
 </ul>
 </div>
 
-<a name="N1001E"></a><a name="Archived+Official+Releases"></a>
+<a name="N10037"></a><a name="Archived+Official+Releases"></a>
 <h2 class="boxed">Archived Official Releases</h2>
 <div class="section">
 <ul>
@@ -245,7 +259,7 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
 </div>
 
 
-<a name="N10083"></a><a name="Deprecated+Releases"></a>
+<a name="N1009C"></a><a name="Deprecated+Releases"></a>
 <h2 class="boxed">Deprecated Releases</h2>
 <div class="section">
 <p>
@@ -270,7 +284,7 @@ of changes to Derby:
 </div>
 
 
-<a name="N100A3"></a><a name="Change+History"></a>
+<a name="N100BC"></a><a name="Change+History"></a>
 <h2 class="boxed">Change History</h2>
 <div class="section">
 <p>
@@ -288,7 +302,7 @@ Information about Derby source code was 
 
 <p>
 
-<em>Last updated: Oct 6, 2010</em>
+<em>Last updated: June 10, 2011</em>
 
 </p>
 

Modified: db/derby/site/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/derby_downloads.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/site/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/derby_downloads.xml?rev=1134396&r1=1134395&r2=1134396&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- db/derby/site/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/derby_downloads.xml (original)
+++ db/derby/site/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/derby_downloads.xml Fri Jun 10 17:48:29
2011
@@ -26,6 +26,17 @@
 
 
 <section>
+<title> Important Notice about the Eclipse Plugins </title>
+<p>
+For the past six years, Derby releases have included two Eclipse plugins: a core plugin and
a ui/doc plugin. The Derby developers have come to the conclusion that these plugin artifacts
fall outside the scope of our charter, which explictly excludes <a href="derby_charter.html#Database+Technology">IDE
and GUI work</a>. For future releases, we would like to get out of the business of producing
these plugins. We plan to build them for one more maintenance release, <a href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyTenEightTwoRelease">10.8.2</a>.
After that, we need to find some other way to support people who develop Derby-powered applications
with Eclipse. 
+</p>
+
+<p>
+If you are interested in building Eclipse plugins for the community, please respond on the
following email <a  href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyTenEightTwoRelease">thread</a>.
+</p>
+
+</section>
+<section>
 <title> Latest Official Release </title>
 <ul>
    <li> <a href="releases/release-10.8.1.2.cgi">10.8.1.2</a> 
@@ -109,7 +120,7 @@ Information about Derby source code was 
 </section>
 
 <p>
-<em>Last updated: Oct 6, 2010</em>
+<em>Last updated: June 10, 2011</em>
 </p>
 
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