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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!


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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