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From Rick Hillegas <rick.hille...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: draft of message to derby-user concerning the future of the Eclipse plugins
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2011 17:57:09 GMT
On 6/10/11 9:24 AM, Kathey Marsden wrote:
> On 6/10/2011 9:06 AM, Rick Hillegas wrote:
>> I have already sent a message to the user list with that information 
>> but under the less eye-catching subject line "future of the Eclipse 
>> plugins". Do you think that I should re-send the message with your 
>> revised subject line?
> I think so and just reiterate that noone has volunteered so far, so we 
> don't anticipate them being available anywhere unless someone does.
Thanks. I'll put off doing this for a couple more days in case other 
people want to offer advice about how to approach derby-user.
>>> Then when people claim surprise when 10.9 comes out, we will  least 
>>> have that announcement to point to.
>>> A blurb on the website might be good too.
>> Where do you think that blurb should go. On the top level download page?
> I think that would be good.
I have just added a blurb to the top level download page. Hopefully, it 
will be visible in an hour or so.

> Thanks for coordinating this.  I am not sure how many people pick up 
> on such warnings, but I do know from past experience that the 
> surprised and angry ones that don't until it slaps them in the face,  
> are more understanding after they see the efforts that were made to 
> warn them.
> We should also include the information  in the 10.8.2 release 
> announcement which will extend beyond the Derby community.
> Kathey

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