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From Robert Enyedi <robert.eny...@intland.com>
Subject Re: 10.2 release delay
Date Wed, 20 Sep 2006 14:06:21 GMT
Hi Rick,

Thanks for the update on the release status. We all are looking forward 
to the release candidate and keep up the great work!

Regards,
Robert

Rick Hillegas wrote:
> Hi Robert,
>
> I updated the wiki a few days ago because I noticed that the original 
> dates were clearly stale--we had already slipped by a couple weeks. I 
> pushed the projected dates out long enough to allow for a couple 
> release candidates in case our first attempt flops. Discussion about 
> release plans has largely happened on the developer list. I apologize 
> for not alerting everyone when I updated the wiki page.
>
> The schedule has slipped for the following reasons:
>
> 1) It was an aggressive schedule to begin with. After a year's worth 
> of 10.2 development, we had introduced some serious regressions which 
> only surfaced during beta testing. In addition, some of the feature 
> work needed more polishing.
>
> 2) It took a long time to resolve the licensing issue related to the 
> use of beta software to build our JDBC4 support.
>
> For the record, I'm cautiously hopeful that we will post a release 
> candidate this week.
>
> Regards,
> -Rick
>
> Robert Enyedi wrote:
>
>> And what exactly is the reason of the delay? Are you planning to 
>> introduce new features or fix more bugs?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Robert
>>
>> Robert Enyedi wrote:
>>
>>> Today I was prepared to download the 10.2 final release just to see 
>>> that it has been delayed to October 11 
>>> (http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/TenTwoRelease?action=diff&rev2=42&rev1=39).

>>>
>>>
>>> I think that it would have been nicer if the developers deciding the 
>>> delay would have posted in time about this here and not just change 
>>> the wiki 3 working days before the supposed release...
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Robert
>>>
>>
>
>


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