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From Dave Brosius <dbros...@apache.org>
Subject Re: draft of message to derby-user concerning the future of the Eclipse plugins
Date Sat, 11 Jun 2011 00:55:11 GMT
Curious, is the intention to have someone push this code base to a 
different source code repository, rather than with derby at Apache? Or 
is this change only a release management issue?

On 06/10/2011 01:57 PM, Rick Hillegas wrote:
> 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,
> -Rick
>> 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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