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From Jeremy Boynes <jboy...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Planning for a 10.1 release
Date Wed, 25 May 2005 15:16:46 GMT
Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> Jeremy Boynes wrote:
>>If we rush a release out now and unify later, users see:
>>10.1  new ClientDataSource and EmbeddedSimpleDataSource
>>10.x  new DerbyDataSource, deprecation of Client, EmbeddedSimple
>>      and Embedded
>>If x = 1.1 or 2 then what we did in 10.1 looks silly and, because it is
>>a public API, we live with it forever (or a couple of years at least).
> I don't see it as silly, but the unified datasource being an feature
> that might obsolete the other data sources. 

If the others existed already then fine - but they are new this release 
so its a feature being obsoleted almost immediately.

> This approach is a great
> chance for the open source Darwin approach, see what the users like,
> see how much confusion (e.g. questions in derby-user) there is with a
> single data source with all properties vs. multiple data sources with
> specific properties.

Should I roll it into the main tree then? Then we can have both there in 
the alpha/beta versions and get can feedback from users early.


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