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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: release notes from deprecated releases
Date Thu, 22 May 2008 20:10:41 GMT
Andrew McIntyre wrote:
> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 11:02 AM, Myrna van Lunteren
> <m.v.lunteren@gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> On 5/22/08, Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@sun.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> The 10.3.2 and 10.3.1 releases have disappeared from our download page. I
>>> think that's good because those releases exposed a serious data corruption
>>> bug. However, now that those releases have disappeared, how will users
>>> retrieve the incremental release notes from 10.3.2 and 10.3.1?
>>> Unfortunately, the 10.3.3 release notes are not sufficient for a user who is
>>> upgrading from 10.2.2. That is because the 10.3.3 release notes only
>>> describe the delta between 10.3.3 and 10.3.2. Users will also want to
>>> understand the important compatibility issues documented in the 10.3.1
>>> release notes. How should we get this information to our users?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> -Rick
>>>
>>>       
>> I was thinking about the same thing...
>>
>> Maybe we should start including earlier release notes on the same
>> branch in subsequent releases, calling them e.g.
>> 10.3.1.4_RELEASE-NOTES.html and .10.3.2.1_RELEASE-NOTES.html
>>
>> For 10.3, would it be sufficient to add svn links to the RELEASE-NOTES
>> with certain revisions on our web site?
>> something like:
>> for 10.3.1.4:
>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/code/branches/10.3/RELEASE-NOTES.html?revision=561793&content-type=text%2Fplain
>> for 10.3.2.1:
>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/code/branches/10.3/RELEASE-NOTES.html?revision=599095&content-type=text%2Fplain
>>     
>
> Linking these as MIME type text/html looks better in my browser (Safari):
>
> for 10.3.1.4:
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/code/branches/10.3/RELEASE-NOTES.html?revision=561793&content-type=text%2Fhtml
> for 10.3.2.1:
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/code/branches/10.3/RELEASE-NOTES.html?revision=599095&content-type=text%2Fhtml
>
> andrew
>   
Using https works for me from inside my corporate firewall:

https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/code/branches/10.3/RELEASE-NOTES.html?revision=561793&content-type=text%2Fhtml
https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/code/branches/10.3/RELEASE-NOTES.html?revision=599095&content-type=text%2Fhtml

-Rick


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