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From Shawn Jiang <genspr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Are we getting close to being able to have a 3.0-M2 release?
Date Thu, 21 Oct 2010 05:48:15 GMT
On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 11:24 AM, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com>wrote:

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> On Oct 20, 2010, at 6:38 PM, Shawn Jiang wrote:
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> Is activemq a must-have ?  JMS is not a part of web-profile.
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> I'd rather ship with amq if it works.  It's pretty useful -- I'd say more
> useful that remote ejbs.
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I agree it's useful. But amq is not part of current geronimo web-profile
server for now.  I don't know if we could fully enable it  without a new amq
release before m2.


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> Openwebbeans is releasing 1.0.0, could we just use it ?
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> no, we need some bug fixes.
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> david jencks
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> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 2:32 AM, Rick McGuire <rickmcg@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> We've made a lot of progress on Geronimo 3.0 since the M1 release and are
>> starting to get close to passing the Web Profile TCK.  I'm thinking it's
>> time to start discussing plans for doing another release update.
>>
>> I'm assuming we'd want to do this shortly after we can be certified as
>> passing the Web Profile TCK.  At that time, we'll have a number of SNAPSHOT
>> dependencies we'll need to have releases on.  The biggest dependencies that
>> will need to resolved (and which likely can only be handled after getting
>> the TCK to pass cleanly) are openejb, openwebbeans, and xbean.  Two other
>> critical components we'd need are a new tomcat external release and a Jetty
>> release (currently using 8.0.0.M2-SNAPSHOT)
>>
>> Other snapshots we're using:
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>> - the txmanager and connector  (probably can only be released toward the
>> end)
>> - jaspi (probably can be released at any time)
>> - the ejb spec (probably can be released at any time)
>> - the el spec (Just had an update to a number of files, might want to wait
>> a little on this one).
>> - scout (used only for web services, so this will likely be removed).
>> - axiom (ditto)
>> - activemq 5.4-SNAPSHOT (5.4.1 is out...can we use that one?  This is
>> something we should investigate now).
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>> For the 3.0-M1 release, the big hold up was the long chain of snapshot
>> dependencies that needed to be resolved.  The more we can get resolved now,
>> the better the chances of avoiding the same chain-reaction pileup we
>> experienced the last time.
>>
>> Implicit in the above is the M2 release would receive the same sort of
>> pruning that was performed on the M1 release to remove all of the web
>> services elements that really have not had received any attention yet.  If
>> not, then we'll need to chase after some additional components like scout.
>>
>> Rick
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> --
> Shawn
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-- 
Shawn

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