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From Myrna van Lunteren <m.v.lunte...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: text for release announcement for 10.8.3.0
Date Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:47:05 GMT
On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 5:45 AM, Rick Hillegas <rick.hillegas@oracle.com> wrote:
> Thanks to Kathey for starting this release and thanks to Myrna for carrying
> it forward. One comment inline...
>
>
> On 1/29/13 2:00 PM, Myrna van Lunteren wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> After the delays in publishing because of the move to CMS of the
>> website, Kathey contacted me to take over because she did not have
>> time, and then I ran into troubles and a family emergency.
>> But finally, I think I took all the remaining steps before the
>> announcement. So, the next step is the announcement. It's a little
>> strange as we made the release quite a while ago...
>>
>> I'd like to finish the last few steps soon, so I'd like any feedback
>> by tomorrow...
>>
>> Here's the text I propose to send out:
>> ---------------------------------------------------
>> The Apache Derby project is pleased to announce maintenance release
>> 10.8.3.0. This is a bug fix release following the 10.8.2.2 release.
>>
>> Apache Derby is a subproject of the Apache DB project. Derby is a pure
>> Java relational database engine which conforms to the ISO/ANSI SQL and
>> JDBC standards. Derby aims to be easy for developers and end-users to
>> work with.
>>
>> Derby 10.8.3.0 can be obtained from the Derby download site:
>>
>>     http://db.apache.org/derby/derby_downloads.html.
>>
>> Please consider upgrading earlier 10.8 releases to this.
>> Note also, that all fixes in this release are also implemented in the
>> 10.9.1.0 release, released earlier in 2012.
>
> I don't believe this is true. Many fixes were added to the 10.8 and 10.9
> branches after 10.9.1 was created. Those fixes turn up in 10.8.3 and will
> turn up in 10.9.2, but they don't appear in 10.9.1. Here's one example:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-5918
>
> Thanks,
> -Rick
>>
>> ---------------------------------------------------
>>
>> Thx,
>> Myrna
>>
>

Thanks Rick, of course you're right. I'll just leave out reference to
10.9.1, then.
Myrna

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