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From David Blevins <david.blev...@visi.com>
Subject Re: New Feature Wednesday
Date Fri, 12 May 2006 16:54:25 GMT

On May 12, 2006, at 7:32 AM, Dave Colasurdo wrote:

> Why not add a simple link to the unstable builds (or at least the  
> location of the most recent 1.1 build) on the Geronimo main  
> download page?
>

That'd be great, thanks!

> This will encourage user participation and feedback for 1.1..

Definitely.

-David


> -Dave-
>
>
> Joe Bohn wrote:
>> I agree with everyone else that it is really great to have these  
>> unstable builds being produced and posted on a regular basis!  It  
>> will help encourage users to pick up the latest more quickly and  
>> provide us with quicker feedback.
>> How is it expected that users will find these unstable builds?  Is  
>> there some way to get to the unstable builds from the geronimo web  
>> site?  I think more people would find it and use it if there was a  
>> link from the downloads page to http://cvs.apache.org/dist/ 
>> geronimo/unstable/ .
>> One more question:  How long will these builds "hang around"?  I  
>> see that there are still builds from 1.0 out there.  Just a nit -  
>> but it would be nice if we could put the most recent build at the  
>> top of the list.
>> Joe
>> David Blevins wrote:
>>> All,
>>>
>>> I've revived our script that creates unstable builds.  Further,  
>>> I've  hooked it up to run every Wednesday at 6am PST.  I chose  
>>> Wednesday as  it gives developers a couple days into the week to  
>>> try and get  features in that they'd like people to try out.  It  
>>> also gives a  couple days in the week for users to give feedback.
>>>
>>> The goal is to have a nice steady drum beat of content reaching  
>>> the  community to add more iterations to what is inherently an  
>>> iterative  process.  More iterations means more interactions  
>>> which means a  healthier community economy.  I could spend  
>>> forever counting out the  benefits to the community and overall  
>>> quality of the software  produced/consumed.
>>>
>>> Here is the info for the very latest build:
>>>
>>> Geronimo 1.1-405734 - May 10, 2006
>>> http://cvs.apache.org/dist/geronimo/unstable/1.1-405734/
>>>
>>> geronimo-1.1-405734-src.tar.gz
>>> geronimo-1.1-405734-src.zip
>>> geronimo-jetty-j2ee-1.1-405734.tar.gz
>>> geronimo-jetty-j2ee-1.1-405734.zip
>>> geronimo-jetty-minimal-1.1-405734.tar.gz
>>> geronimo-jetty-minimal-1.1-405734.zip
>>> geronimo-tomcat-j2ee-1.1-405734.tar.gz
>>> geronimo-tomcat-j2ee-1.1-405734.zip
>>> geronimo-tomcat-minimal-1.1-405734.tar.gz
>>> geronimo-tomcat-minimal-1.1-405734.zip
>>>
>>> Changelog:
>>>
>>> http://opensource.atlassian.com/confluence/oss/display/GERONIMO/ 
>>> Latest +Unstable
>>>
>>> The changelog is automatically generated along with the unstable   
>>> build, so keep an eye on that page for future updates!
>>>
>>>
>>> All the best,
>>> David
>>>
>>>
>


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