I can't speak officially for Sun, but I do know that it has always been the intent of the Sun Derby development team for *all* patches/bugfixes/changes made for customers of Java DB to be made in the Derby code base, not on some separate forked version of the code.Davidderby@segel.com wrote:-----Original Message-----From: David W. Van Couvering [mailto:David.Vancouvering@Sun.COM]Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 10:54 AMTo: Derby DiscussionSubject: Re: embedded derby -- does it leakWe do a *lot* of testing, including long-running tests and largedatabase size tests. We're trying to add more and more tests,robustness and compatibility are key goals for many of us on this team.If you really need a production-level support, you should probably gothrough Sun (Java DB) or IBM (Cloudscape).David[mjs] This then begs the question....Suppose a *supported* customer finds a bug. Does that mean that either SUNor IBM which offers support, will fix said bug? Will they then release itback to the general community, or do they intend to maintain their ownpatched distribution chain?I know I've asked this question a couple of times, yet no one from eitherSun or IBM are willing to respond.[SNIP]<david.vancouvering.vcf>
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