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From Enrique Rodriguez <erodrig...@apache.org>
Subject Re: To release or not to release?
Date Mon, 22 Nov 2004 16:28:59 GMT
+1

As for when, I'm fine with a largely arbitrary date.  This week is a 
holiday in the US, might affect some.  Maybe in 2-3 weeks?

-enrique


Tencé, Vincent wrote:
> +1
> 
> I agree that it will push us to do the things we need to do. I've got many
> on my side. Moreover, we'll learn a lot through this release process.
> 
> When are we planning the release? I'm asking since a lot of Janus code
> recently upgraded out of sandbox and I'm really close to having enough
> functionality for a first release. I have the authentication and
> authorization code working nicely together now, and I'm almost done with the
> XML builders. This will be enough for demonstration purposes and simple
> usage. Next step will be to replace XML by a much more powerful scripting
> interface (probably using groovy), for 
> configuration and wiring as well as authorization rules definition.
> 
> - Vincent
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Karasulu [mailto:aok123@bellsouth.net]
> Sent: November 22, 2004 11:02 AM
> To: Directory Developers List
> Subject: To release or not to release?
> 
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> After a few conversations with some peeps at A/C I've come to the 
> conclusion that we should shoot for a release even though we are still 
> under incubation.  Why?  Because I think this will push us to do things 
> like:
> 
>  o clean up the build,
>  o update documents and site,
>  o fix critical bugs, 
>  o get JIRA in order,
>  o get everything building with gump,
>  o tag things in subversion so new development can progress
> 
> It will also help us see how many active people we have on this team.  
> I'm seeing more an more of use being active and I think we're reaching 
> critical mass.  A release will help us see just how well we can band 
> together to get some serious work done and who will come out of the wood 
> work to help with that.
> 
> Keep in mind we may have to try over and over again to get a release of 
> some kind out the door.  It may take a while.  We may even graduate 
> incubator before this happens - who knows?  All I'm saying is this is a 
> good way to test our selves.   However there are areas where we will be 
> branching before this for new experimental changes like what Trustin 
> would like to do with SEDA and Alan and I would like to do with Snickers.
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> Alex

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