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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: [Results] Priorities for 1.2
Date Wed, 18 Oct 2006 15:37:27 GMT

On Oct 18, 2006, at 12:24 AM, David Jencks wrote:

>
> On Oct 17, 2006, at 11:02 PM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>
>>
>> On Oct 10, 2006, at 8:28 AM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks Alan  ...  I figured that was the plan but thought I  
>>> should ask than assume :)
>>>
>>> Jencks is encouraging me to fix some of the TranQL problems in  
>>> TCK so I'm updating my copy to 1.2.  I simply can't wait to start  
>>> running the TCK :-P
>>
>> Great.  I'm thinking that we can try to cut a real release by the  
>> end of this month and run it through the TCK wringer.  What does  
>> everyone think?
>
> I was thinking more in terms of getting the tck to pass and then  
> cutting a release.  Otherwise we run the risk of having months of  
> work on 2 codebases to get the tck to pass.  Experience has shown  
> me that we can't apply fixes to 2 codebases very well.

Good point.  Unfortunately the TCK licensing prevents us from  
providing an estimate on when this will happen.

> To me the main open question about 1.2 is whether we can certify on  
> j2ee 1.4 with jee5 spec libraries.  If so it is fairly simple to  
> include jee5 preview features.  If not we are going to have to jump  
> through a lot of hoops to demonstrate any jee5 functionality.  I  
> haven't heard back from Geir with any news from sun on this question.

Can you explain your comment about "we are going to have to jump  
through a lot of hoops to demonstrate any jee5 functionality"?  It  
sounds scary.


Regards,
Alan

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