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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: snapshot posted
Date Sat, 27 May 2006 00:33:29 GMT
Hi Rick,

On May 26, 2006, at 4:40 PM, Rick Hillegas wrote:

> Hi Craig,
> My snapshot instructions directed me to bump the last digit of the  
> release identifier to distinguish this increment from the previous  
> snapshot. That earlier snapshot was called The zip names  
> were invented by the "snapshot" target of our release scripts and  
> mimic the same conventions as the March snapshot.

But the name of the distribution is db-derby-  
snapshot- so you already have the disambiguating  
svn release number in the file name. My money is on a simpler name to  
avoid the kind of confusion I have with

Does this mean that the official release might actually be something  
like, considering the number of cycles that we might go  
through over the next several months?

I'm sure I can get used to it, but first impression is that this is  

> I believe that is the latest official release and the next  
> official release will be 10.1.3.x. At least the date on  
> looks right to me: the community hasn't vetted a release since last  
> fall. I too am puzzled by and Perhaps these are  
> patch distributions, cut off the living, growing end of the 10.1  
> branch and given to targetted customers. Can anyone else shed light  
> on this?
> Regards,
> -Rick
> Craig L Russell wrote:
>> Hi Rick,
>> One question: Why is the snapshot called and not just  
>> 10.2?  It sounds from the name like this is the first patch after  
>> the  release of 10.2. I must be missing something.
>> I was expecting the file to be called db-derby-  
>> snapshot-10.2-409481.zip not db-derby-snapshot-
>> I also see on the snapshots page that:
>> Latest Official Release
>> (Nov 18, 2005 / SVN 330608)
>> but later on in the same page it appears that and  
>>  were released already.
>> Thanks,
>> Craig
>> On May 26, 2006, at 2:50 PM, Rick Hillegas wrote:
>>> Hello users and developers,
>>> We have posted a new snapshot of the mainline, which we expect  
>>> will  evolve into the 10.2 release this fall. You may find the  
>>> snapshot  at http://db.apache.org/derby/ 
>>> derby_downloads.html#Snapshot+Jars.  We would be grateful if you  
>>> would test-drive this snapshot and post  your feedback to the  
>>> community.
>>> Since the last snapshot (early March), a great deal of work has   
>>> committed, including planned improvments to Scrollable Updatable   
>>> ResultSets, JDBC4. and the internationalization of the network   
>>> client. Many bug fixes have committed also. For more information  
>>> on  the snapshot's contents, please see http://wiki.apache.org/db- 
>>> derby/ TenTwoSnapshot.
>>> We also want your feedback on work which appeared in the  
>>> previous  snapshot, including online backup, unary +/- on  
>>> parameters, query  timeout, more configurable identity columns,  
>>> more builtin  functions, and better network security.
>>> Thanks!
>>> -Rick
>> Craig Russell
>> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/ 
>> jdo
>> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
>> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!

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