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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Updated release_notes.txt
Date Sun, 25 May 2003 12:53:15 GMT
Adrian, you rock! Many thanks.

Folks, I committed & re-tagged the updated release_notes.txt. We should
be doing a better job keeping it up to date in the future.  

Oleg


On Sat, 2003-05-24 at 13:54, Adrian Sutton wrote:
> On Saturday, May 24, 2003, at 07:47  PM, Adrian Sutton wrote:
> 
> > Oleg,
> > Consider it done. :)  Well, the take over done anyway, the actual work 
> > will probably take a little longer. :)
> >
> > Adrian.
> 
> Okay, this process is basically 3 steps:
> 
> 1. Go through bugzilla and add all the notable bug fixes.
> 2. Go through the commit logs and add any other notable changes that 
> didn't have a corresponding bug.
> 3. Go back through bugzilla and commit logs looking for things that 
> have been missed.
> 
> I'm not sure whether or not it was intended, but the release notes 
> don't mention any bug fixes but just refactorings (usually required for 
> bug fixes) and new features.  That's generally what I would expect to 
> see in release notes so I've followed that line, but have mentioned a 
> couple of really significant bugs in the list.
> 
> So far I've just extracted the major things from Bugzilla, tomorrow 
> I'll do the commit logs and then do a final review for notable changes. 
>   Below is what I've picked up so far, don't waste too much time 
> reviewing it just yet but just check that the kind of things going in 
> seem right to you.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Adrian Sutton.
> 
> Release 2.0 Beta 1
> -------------------
> Changes since Release 2.0 Alpha 3:
> 
>   * Changed HttpConnection to use timeouts better instead of busy 
> waiting.
> 
>   * Added a getResponseContentLength() method to HttpMethod.
> 
>   * Changed HttpClient to accept correctly encoded URLs instead of 
> attempting to encode them within HttpClient.
> 
>   * Added support for Expect: 100-continue.
> 
>   * Reengineered authentication code.  This includes a fix for 
> HttpClient continually attempting to authenticate to digest realms and 
> provides for better future extensibility.
> 
>   * Improved user documentation and example code.
> 
>   * Added ability to differentiate between different hosts using the 
> same realm names.
> 
>   * Added support for specifying a virtual host name to use.
> 
>   * Fixed problem with half-closed connections causing a 
> HttpRecoverableException to be thrown when HttpClient attempts to read 
> from a socket.
> 
>   * Improved reliability with the HEAD method and servers that 
> incorrectly include a response body.
> 
>   * Added ability to specify the local address that HttpClient should 
> create connections from.
> 
> 
> Release 2.0 Alpha 3
> -------------------
> Changes since Release 2.0 Alpha 2:
> 
>   * Added support for chunked requests for POST and PUT.
> 
>   * Added support for 303 See Other redirections.
> 
>   * Changed input and output streams to use buffering to improve 
> performance.
> 
>   * Improved handling of multivalue headers.  Order is now preserved and 
> convienience methods have been added to access each value.
> 
> 
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