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From "Yip Ng" <yipng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Need help with XML patches (was Re: last week of 10.2 development)
Date Sat, 05 Aug 2006 00:35:10 GMT
Got my attention.  I am almost done with my other jira issues so I can help
review Army's
XML patches.  =)

Yip


On 8/4/06, David Van Couvering <David.Vancouvering@sun.com> wrote:
>
> I changed the subject to see if this might get the attention of those
> otherwise deleting the thread.  I am heads down on the copyright stuff
> and don't know either SQL/XML or the compiler that well, so I'm not sure
> I'm the right person to do the reviewing.
>
> However, if someone else wants to do the reviews, I'm happy to apply the
> patch, run tests in the background while running license header scripts,
> and commit.
>
> Army, do your patches include necessary release notes/documentation?
>
> David
>
> Army wrote:
> > Kathey Marsden wrote:
> >> Rick Hillegas wrote:
> >>
> >>> We are headed into the last week of 10.2 development. A number of
> >>> Blocker and Urgent issues are still in motion. Now would be a good
> >>> time to alert the community if you are working on one of these issues
> >>> and think that you might need some help to finish by August 10.
> >>
> >> DERBY-688   Enhancements to XML functionality to move toward
> >> XPath/XQuery support...
> >>            http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-688
> >
> >
> > There are currently 5 (yes, five) incremental patches attached to
> > DERBY-688, each of which is dependent on its predecessor and none of
> > which have been reviewed/committed yet.  I also have one or two
> > _additional_ (small) patches to post in order to align the XML datatype
> > with the targeted subset of SQL/XML[2006] functionality.
> >
> > I've already given up on completing any of the JDBC-side changes
> > described for DERBY-688 by the August 10th deadline (yes, I need to
> > update the spec to reflect that); instead I'm just working on SQL-side
> > support only (and even that is just a subset of what I originally
> > proposed).  That said, I've been side-tracked with the blocker
> > regression DERBY-1633 and am therefore quickly running out of time to
> > finish the final XML changes.
> >
> > While I still hope to have the remaining patches posted by the 10th, if
> > anyone has time to review/commit the patches that I've already posted, I
> > would be extremely grateful.  It's hard enough that I'm side-tracked
> > with DERBY-1633; it would be nice if, when I finally get back to XML, I
> > could just spend time on the remaining changes instead of having to
> > re-sync all five patches with the latest codeline (and with each other)
> > and then create the final patches w.r.t to those other uncommitted
> > patches.  Ugh.  This kind of multi-patch-sync is time-consuming,
> > error-prone, and just generally not fun (one of the downsides to
> > incremental development, I guess...?).
> >
> > If there's anyone out there with the time and inclination to move the
> > XML patches forward (by reviewing and/or commmitting), I could certainly
> > use the help.
> >
> > Many thanks,
> > Army
> >
>

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