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From Dyre Tjeldvoll <Dyre.Tjeldv...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: New date for 10.4 feature freeze
Date Fri, 29 Feb 2008 19:18:28 GMT
Martin Zaun wrote:
> 
> Dyre.Tjeldvoll@Sun.COM wrote:
>>
>> I realize that one week might not be enough to sort out the System
>> Privileges/JMX security issue, but as long as there is no estimate for
>> how long this could take, it does not seem reasonable to set a feature
>> freeze date based on this. Hopefully some way to resolve this can be
>> found in the coming week.
> 
> Extrapolating from the recent discussions on System Privileges behaviour
> (authorization ids, permission naming scheme, backward compatibility etc),
> which have been going on for some time, it's difficult to predict when we
> will have closure and agreement on what are partly conceptual items.
> 
> But whether the System Privileges feature makes it into 10.4 or not, it
> would be good to have a discussion on how the work that's been done so far
> can be checked into the trunk (have a disabling flag?).  Also, there are
> the JMX dependencies.  I'll provide some suggestions on JIRA DERBY-2109.
> 

Thanks Martin. I'm sorry for putting so much pressure on you. I know 
that you have put much work into the privileges work, but I don't see 
any other way. I think we need to cut the branch at some point to let 
features targeted for 10.5 (such as SQL Roles) start up again...

Dyre


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