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From "Andrew McIntyre" <mcintyr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: catch-22: Derby, Mustang, and JCP issue
Date Fri, 23 Jun 2006 21:15:35 GMT
On 6/23/06, Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>
> The key is #1.  Get it so that you can actually distribute an impl w/
> proper labeling, and then consider the JDBC4 functionality just one
> minor feature in a much bigger codebase.
>
> Then, since Derby isn't an implementation of JDBC4, but rather it's
> driver is, Derby doesn't have to be labeled according to the JDBC4 spec
> license terms.  Just the driver does.
>
> So Derby is a GA, a minor feature (JDBC4) isn't, it's still a feature,
> so it can be updated w/o a dot-version uptick...

Ah! Got it.

Thanks, Geir!

andrew

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