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From Donald Woods <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Geronimo 2.0 Release Plans - Release around August 3rd - Just a thought
Date Thu, 19 Jul 2007 14:42:38 GMT
Are we still thinking July 30th to create the branch, or does it need to be 
done sooner for a August 3rd release target?


Matt Hogstrom wrote:
> I saw a note from Gianny this morning about WADI and making a versioned 
> release.  His comment was that he could make ait available a few days 
> ahead of time.  So I guess that beg's the question when will we 
> release.  I thought I'd summarize my thoughts and solicit input from folks.
> Since we passed CTS in early June on 2.0-M6-rc1 I think the remaining 
> items that I've been thinking we needed to release are:
> * Fit and finish items
>    - look at reducing footprint
>    - Running DayTrader and validating the server functioning, being 
> consistent with 1.x where appropriate and being stable
>    - Performance is better than 1.x where appropriate
>    - Get the legal stuff out of the way.
> * Functional items
>    - Axis indicated they were almost there with JAXWS and Dims has been 
> involved in the G integration
>    - Complete CTS testing
>    - Testing and documentation
> On the Axis front I've been watching their dev list and there seems to 
> be some notion of being complete around July 20 (Friday).  If we assume 
> that is around the right time I expect we can start a set of TCK runs on 
> the 23rd.  Allow a few weeks to finish that process and we can put 
> together a binary for vote around the end of July.  I guess a target 
> release date would be around August 3rd (nothing hard but it seems about 
> right).
> Once we have the major kinks knocked out wrt to CTS we should probably 
> branch (around the 30th ?) and focus on getting our binaries out.
> Based on previous e-mails I believe we are shipping the following 
> certified releases:
> Tomcat - Axis 2 - OpenJPA
> Jetty - CXF - OpenJPA
> Along with the minimal assemblies.
> Prasad has put together a Wiki so we can track down our outstanding 
> SNAPSHOTs and start getting them locked down as well.  For projects that 
> won't be releasing I suggest we look for folks to grab and build those 
> projects and get the artifacts into our repo in the SVN tree so we 
> minimize external disruptions.
> Other thoughts?

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