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From "Myrna van Lunteren" <m.v.lunte...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-1271) Release documentation for JDBC4 release
Date Thu, 14 Sep 2006 01:41:24 GMT
On 9/13/06, Jean T. Anderson <jta@bristowhill.com> wrote:
> David Van Couvering wrote:
> > Jean T. Anderson wrote:
> >> David Van Couvering wrote:
> >>> Laura Stewart (JIRA) wrote:
> >>>>     [
> >>>> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1271?page=comments#action_12434569
> >>>>
> >>>> ]             Laura Stewart commented on DERBY-1271:
> >>>> --------------------------------------
> >>>>
> >>>> Jean -
> >>>> Here is my attempt at wordsmithing...
> >>>>
> >>>> "JDBC 4.0 functionality is not enabled in this Derby release. JDBC 4.0
> >>>> is part of Java SE 6, which was not generally available for Derby
> >>>> 10.2. When you use Derby with a Java SE 6 virtual machine, JDBC 3.0
is
> >>>> available. JDBC 4.0 is available only to developers who download Java
> >>>> SE 6 and use it to add JDBC 4.0 support to Derby. The Release Notes
> >>>> explain how to build the JDBC 4.0 functionality with Derby 10.2. When
> >>>> Java SE 6 becomes generally available, a follow-on Derby release will
> >>>> include final JDBC 4.0 functionality. "
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> - I think 'was not generally available at the time of the Derby 10.2
> >>> release' is  a better phrasing
> >>
> >> I really like the positive spin of Myrna's suggested first sentence:
> >
> >>> This release includes JDBC 4.0 functionality based on a pre-release of
> >>> Java SE 6.
> >>
> >> could that replace the first two sentences?
> >
> > Yes
>
> I'll try this on for size and upload a new review draft:
>
> This release includes JDBC 4.0 functionality based on a pre-release of
> Java SE 6. When you use Derby with a Java SE 6 virtual machine, Derby
> will use its JDBC 3.0 drivers, just as with 1.4 and 1.5 virtual
> machines. JDBC 4.0 is available only to developers who download Java SE
> 6 and use it to build in support for JDBC 4.0. The Release Notes explain
> how to build the JDBC 4.0 functionality with Derby 10.2. When Java SE 6
> becomes generally available, a follow-on Derby release will include
> final JDBC 4.0 functionality.
>
> thanks Laura, David, and Myrna,
>
>  -jean
>
Nice team-writing, I have 1 more suggestion, how about mentioning
10.2.1 instead of 10.2?
Myrna

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