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From Shawn Jiang <>
Subject Re: Are we getting close to being able to have a 3.0-M2 release?
Date Thu, 21 Oct 2010 01:38:02 GMT
Is activemq a must-have ?  JMS is not a part of web-profile.

Openwebbeans is releasing 1.0.0, could we just use it ?

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 2:32 AM, Rick McGuire <> wrote:

> 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:
> - 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).
> 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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