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From Sachin Patel <sppat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Vote] Geronimo Eclipse Plugin v1.1.0
Date Tue, 18 Jul 2006 14:08:28 GMT
Thanks for your feedback, agree on all points.

On Jul 18, 2006, at 10:00 AM, John Sisson wrote:

> Installed eclipse 3.2, installed JST (J2EE Standard Tools and its  
> dependencies), pointed it to an existing geronimo installation and  
> created a J2EE project.  I haven't had the time to read eclipse  
> tutorials on using the JST, so didn't build anything.
>
> Have you thought about using a tool like wink ( http:// 
> www.debugmode.com/wink/ ) to do a walkthrough of the functionality  
> to help get users started?  I think it could really help get more  
> users/developers interested and spread your knowledge :-).
>
> IMHO we should at least have a draft of the release notes when  
> voting for a release and should be testing pretty much what our  
> users will see.  AFAIK, there isn't any user documentation we can  
> look at for this release at the moment.
>
> I looked at the release notes for the previous release ( http:// 
> people.apache.org/dist/geronimo/eclipse/PLUGIN_RELEASE- 
> NOTES-1.0.0.txt ) and have the following comments if it is to be  
> used as the basis for this release:
>
> * should mention JST is required.  I tried just using WST and it  
> didn't work.
> * describe what has changed other than the 8 bug fixes listed in  
> JIRA for this release
> * describe what doesn't work completely - there was some mention of  
> things not completely implemented earlier in this thread
> * mention help for dialogs during project creation isn't done
> * limit line length in file to 80 chars for easy reading
>
> FYI just in case others run into problems updating eclipse 3.2 with  
> WST etc, I wasted a bit of time when I hit a bug with the eclipse  
> update processing when downloading from a local mirror.  Added to  
> comments to issue https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi? 
> id=148886 .   Trying the update with the main eclipse mirror site  
> worked ok.
>
> Regards,
> John
>
> Sachin Patel wrote:
>> Folks, its been almost a week and I still have 0 binding votes.   
>> Please vote.
>>
>> On Jul 11, 2006, at 4:33 PM, Kevan Miller wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On Jul 11, 2006, at 4:09 PM, Sachin Patel wrote:
>>>
>>>> FYI the current vote is on.. (breaking the all time software  
>>>> record on the number of release candidate drivers in one day)
>>>>
>>>> http://people.apache.org/dist/geronimo/eclipse/unstable/g- 
>>>> eclipse-plugin-1.1-deployable-RC10.zip
>>>>
>>>
>>> Sachin, All the license/notices look good. I created/started a  
>>> server; created, deployed and tested a jsp. Looks good to me.  
>>> Nice work!
>>>
>>> Here's my non-binding +1.
>>>
>>> --kevan
>>
>>
>> -sachin
>>
>>
>


-sachin



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