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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Revised 10.2 plan for uncoupling the Mustang and Derby release trains
Date Fri, 30 Jun 2006 23:01:50 GMT
This looks good to me, +1.  Thanks to everyone for their hard work on 
resolving this.

David

Rick Hillegas wrote:
> Thanks to everyone for their suggestions and patience. After discussing 
> the JCP issues with many people, including Geir Magnusson and Lance 
> Andersen, I would like to propose the following approach for uncoupling 
> the Mustang and Derby release trains.
> 
> 1) Lance will publish his proposed final draft (PFD) of the JDBC4 spec 
> under the "early access" license.
> 
> 2) In mid-September the Derby community will vet and publish a GA 10.2 
> release which implements PFD apis.
> 
> 3) The Apache web page describing 10.2 will start out saying that Derby 
> drivers implement PFD apis.
> 
> 4) If no relevant changes are made to the PFD by the time Mustang goes 
> GA, then at the end of October we will update the Apache web page so 
> that it says Derby drivers implement final JDBC4 apis.
> 
> 5) If, however, the final draft changes in some way which affects Derby, 
> then we will implement those changes in a follow-on bugfix release at a 
> time convenient to the community.
> 
> Here again is the refined 10.2 release schedule which has attracted 
> consensus:
> 
> August 10 : Last feature work committed. Branch created.
> August 11 : First release candidate generated.
> August 24 : Second release candidate generated.
> September 7: Third and hopefully last release candidate generated.
> September 15: Targetted end of voting on release candidates.
> 
> I hope we are converging on an acceptable plan. Thanks again for your 
> patience.
> 
> Regards,
> -Rick
> 
> 
> 

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