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From Jeff Genender <>
Subject Re: 1.0 Feature List - Input Requested
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2005 15:56:08 GMT

Aaron Mulder wrote:
> The things I'd like to see in 1.0 are:
>  - More console work
>  - Remote deployment
>  - Hot deploy directory
>  - Bundled JavaMail with SMTP support
>  - Separate Jetty and Tomcat ZIP/TAR distributions
>  - A working installer distribution
>  - Bug fixes
> I'm not that keen on introducing clustering, WADI, or extra LDAP
> integration if they are going to impact the stability/testing for 1.0
> -- that's the kind of stuff I'd prefer to put in a branch until after
> the release.

No reason that clustering would impact stability at all.  They are just 
GBeans in a normally off position since 95% of the users won't need them on.

LDAP is fully integrated and was part of the M5 release.  Whats the 
issue here?

> Thanks,
>    Aaron
> On 11/7/05, Matt Hogstrom <> wrote:
>> I saw the Virtuas announcement last week based on their Geronimo support.  Very
>> nice.  One thing that caught my eye on their web site was 36 days to ApacheCon.
>>   It made me realize that in order to make 1.0 we only have 30 something days to
>> make it.  With CTS and Thanksgiving in between there is not a lot of time to get
>> all the things done we want.
>> Here is a list of items that have been going around on the list and wanted to
>> get people's feedback in terms of what has to be there for 1.0 and my initial
>> SWAG as to the importance.  Please feel free to comment / change the items below
>> Console patches and UI updates   (example User & Group Mgt for console).
>> Gbean for Tomcat for clustering (Jeff G)
>> WADI integration (tech preview possibly, not required)
>> Directory restructure (will be done after TCK is verified... we want to control
>> the number of changes)
>> JavaMail
>> LDAP Apache Directory (using Tomcat)
>> Debug Console
>> Remote Deploy
>> DayTrader
>> Install - maven update needed
>> Hot Deploy (file based)   (Jacek)
>> Packaging changes (Maven respository)  wait for Dave J.  Dain indicated that
>> maven code won't make 1.0.
>> In addition to that there are a number of JIRAs out there as well.  I noticed a
>> lot of activity in getting them closed so that is excellent.  I'll finish
>> adjusting the fix version today to 1.0, 1.1 and 1.x.  Once that's complete and
>> we agree on the JIRAs, features, etc. we can see where we'll land.
>> My apologies for being behind on this.
>> Cheers,
>> Matt

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