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From "Andrew McIntyre" <mcintyr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Re: 10.2 STATUS file is stale
Date Wed, 04 Oct 2006 06:46:21 GMT
On 10/3/06, Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@sun.com> wrote:
> Well, this is ugly. Should I re-spin?

Ugly? Maybe a little worn around edges, but not decrepit. Mostly just
outdated, but not incorrect. Your update to STATUS is certainly an
improvement, though. :-)

> John Embretsen wrote:
> >
> > "Derby 10.2.0.0 is currently in the alpha stages."
> >
> > and
> >
> > "A 10.1 bugfix release, 10.1.2.x is in the works."

To be fair, at the time those words were written, 10.1.2.x was in the
works. And, currently, anyone stlll working(?) with a 10.2.0.0 version
of Derby is (still?) dealing with alpha code.

Outdated? Sure. Incorrect? Nah. Showstopper? Definitely not.

cheers,
andrew

p.s. final thought - it *would* be nice to have STATUS updated before
rolling the distributions so that downstream consumers can have an
idea of where Derby, as a project, was going at the moment when the
distributions were rolled. And might be going, future directions
(hopefully) being represented, etc., etc...

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