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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 Mon, 13 Jun 2011 12:53:22 GMT
On 6/10/11 5:55 PM, Dave Brosius wrote:
> 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?
Hi Dave,

This is a release management issue. So far, no-one has suggested 
removing any source code from the Derby repository.

> 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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