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From "Andrew Zhang" <zhanghuang...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Harmony Q2 release requirements
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2007 11:17:26 GMT
On 3/5/07, Mikhail Loenko <mloenko@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 2007/3/5, Andrew Zhang <zhanghuangzhu@gmail.com>:
> > Is public API coverage 100% an urgent goal for Harmony Q2 release?
>
> It depends... :)
>
> If 100% API means "implemented, tested: no bugs" then it's a nice goal
> but hardly achievable by Q2.
>
> If we compare "100% implemented and somehow works" and "96% implemented
> and top N popular apps work fine" then IMHO the second is more preferable.
>
> Personally I'd prefer a JRE that runs my favorite app but misses some API
> to a
> JRE that have 100% completeness but can't start my own application
>
> What do you think?


100% agree.

But it seems that some of our predefined goals will be postponed...

Thanks,
> Mikhail
>
>
> >
> > On 3/5/07, Mikhail Loenko <mloenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > According to our high-level roadmap [1] we were going to make our
> > > first release in Q2. Let's define what we would like to see in our Q2
> > > release. If there are no objections let's discuss what we want that
> > > release being able to do.
> > >
> > > I suggest that we focus on stability measured by being able to
> > > successfully run a few solid applications and by pass rates for the
> > > test suites.
> > > So, I think in Q2 we should 1) run reasonable set of applications 2)
> > > have reasonable testing infrastructure and 3) pass reasonable set of
> > > test suites.
> > >
> > > Though we will be happy to accept all the patches that fix existing
> > > problems or add missing functionality, I suggest that people who hang
> > > around will focus on those scenarios that we will choose here
> > >
> > > Objections? :)
> > >
> > > If there are no objections again, I'd like to propose that we will
> target:
> > >
> > > 1) keeping all the enabled apps in the "up" state
> > > (we will create a list of enabled apps and put them all into cruise
> > > control)
> > >
> > > 2) running 2-3 open source server-side software
> > >
> > >
> > > 3) running 2-3 open source developers tools
> > >
> > >
> > > 4) setting up necessary testing infrastructure and having near 100%
> > > pass rates for the suites we have
> > >
> > >
> > > 5) what about commercial software? Some time ago we agreed that it's
> > > OK to report failures/regression of commercial software. Should we
> > > have them in the "requirements" to our Q2 release?
> > >
> > > Since currently the most stable platform is Windows/IA32 I suggest
> > > that Harmony Q2 will be released on that specific platform
> > >
> > > Opinions?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Mikhail
> > >
> > > [1] http://harmony.apache.org/roadmap.html
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Best regards,
> > Andrew Zhang
> >
>



-- 
Best regards,
Andrew Zhang

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