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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: T-4 days to ApacheCon...1.0 Status and Thoughts
Date Wed, 07 Dec 2005 03:27:42 GMT

On Dec 6, 2005, at 11:51 AM, David Jencks wrote:

> On Dec 6, 2005, at 11:10 AM, Donald Woods wrote:
>> Matt Hogstrom wrote:
>>> All,
>>> We've made a lot of progress over the weekend and the past few days 
>>> in terms of testing, bug fixing as well as new features.  At this 
>>> point though we are running out of time and need to shift from 
>>> features to finish and testing to make sure we're putting out the 
>>> best offering we can.  Given that there are a few things we need to 
>>> do and I need your help.
>>> First, we need to manage our way out of the outstanding 98 JIRAs for 
>>> 1.0.  I would like to ask everyone that has a JIRA for 1.0 (either 
>>> reported by you and unassigned or assigned to you) to please quickly 
>>> review it and prioritize it appropriately.  The assignment should 
>>> be:
>>> 1.0 (absolutely needs to be in ... stop ship if its in this category)
>>> 1.1 (important but can be addressed later)
>>> 1.x (sooner than later but not immediately urgent)
>>> wishlist (self explanatory)
>>> Please do this today.  If you absolutely cannot let me know and I'll 
>>> defer them for you :)
>>> Because we need to finish TCK testing as well as test the packaging 
>>> and installer I would like to make today the last day for fixing 
>>> function / features..  I propose we cut a 1.0 branch tonight so we 
>>> can fix things like missing content in the console and other items 
>>> that will be removed from Geronimo that need to remain in HEAD for 
>>> further development.
>>> Also, we will make the final cutover of versions from SNAPSHOTs to 
>>> their released versions for TranQL, Open EJB, and Axis.  I think we 
>>> have everything else taken care of.
>>> Preferrably it would be great if we can start a vote on Friday for a 
>>> release assuming we get the remaining work completed.
>>> Please respond to this e-mail with outstanding urgent issues that 
>>> need to be completed.  Here is a start for this activity:
>>> * Remove broken / non-functional links in the console
>>> * Installer work completed
>>> * Testing of sample apps to ensure we have not regressed
>>   * Continued build problems due to "new" maven goals

These continue but seem to subside after removing all traces of old 
plugins and building twice.
>>   * Remove links to Confluence on the Welcome page
>>   * Are we going to include the TranQL Connectors for Oracle and DB2?
> I would rather not include the oracle connector since I don't think it 
> has been tested in the last year or so.  Matt would be able to advise 
> on the stability of the db2 connector.  I would rather not include 
> them unless we are quite confident they work reliably.
> - hot deploy config (easy)
> - dtds included in schema directory (pretty easy)
> - online deployer.  I think this is basically a packaging issue at 
> this point, but I haven't started trying to make it work
- shutdown jar DONE
> - offline deployer.  I would rather release this set of tools in a 
> week or so when we have had more of a chance to discuss how they 
> should work.  I have the start of new deployer and assembly command 
> line tools based on the packaging and assembly plugins on my machine, 
> but it is unlikely that any interface I come up with to run them will 
> be considered usable by anyone else.
> - trade app >> applications
> -- more sample apps???
> thanks
> david jencks

david jencks
>>> I'm sure there are lits of other items.  Let's get them in here and 
>>> I'll update the release managemetn page.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Matt

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