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From Paul Benedict <paul4chris...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Discontinue Support for: iBATIS Java 1.x, JDK 1.3 and DTDs at ibatis.com
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2005 03:42:19 GMT
Clinton,

Why are you guys NOT listed on the Apache home page?
You guys are like a stealth project, with a good
following but no props. What's with that? :)

Thanks!
Paul

--- Clinton Begin <clinton.begin@gmail.com> wrote:

> They're already on apache.org <http://apache.org>!
> 
> http://ibatis.apache.org/dtd/
> 
> Cheers,
> Clinton
> 
> On 11/6/05, Larry Meadors <lmeadors@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > I am not sure i understand: Will the iBATIS 1.x
> DTDs remain where they
> > are, go away (potentially a very, very bad thing),
> or get moved to
> > apache.org <http://apache.org>?
> >
> > Larry
> >
> >
> > On 11/5/05, Clinton Begin
> <clinton.begin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi everyone:
> > >
> > > == What? ==
> > >
> > > I'm going to raise a vote and recommend to
> discontinue support for:
> > >
> > > * iBATIS 1.x (including 2.0 compat package)
> > > * All JDKs 1.3 and earlier (and therefore old
> JDBC versions)
> > > * DTDs hosted by iBATIS.com
> > >
> > > == Why? ==
> > >
> > > I'm basing my recommendations on the following
> facts:
> > >
> > > Only 3% of iBATIS users use iBATIS 1.x.
> > > Only 13% of iBATIS users use JDK 1.3.1 or
> earlier
> > > We serve up 1.4 million copies of our DTD every
> month from
> > > ibatis.com....which is costing me money. :-)
> > >
> > > Discontinuing support for these will allow us to
> move forward with more
> > new
> > > features and lighten the code up a bit.
> > >
> > > == When? ==
> > >
> > > iBATIS 1.x support ends as of version 2.2.0
> (next feature release)
> > > JDK 1.3 and earlier versions support ends as of
> version 2.2.0 (next
> > feature
> > > release)
> > > DTDs hosted at iBATIS.com removed by November
> 30th 2005 as per the
> > > warning[1] that went out in September (90 days
> notice).
> > >
> > > To be proactive, pragmatic and practical, we
> will tag the SVN repository
> > at
> > > version 2.1.6 (next bug fix release). This
> version can then be branched
> > if
> > > necessary to fix any critical issues for those
> living in Bedrock.
> > >
> > > == Who? ==
> > >
> > > Would all PMC members please vote on the three
> items individually
> > >
> > > ( ) iBATIS 1.x is unsupported as of version
> 2.2.0
> > > ( ) JDK 1.3 and earlier are unsupported as of
> version 2.2.0
> > > ( ) DTDs hosted at iBATIS.com are removed as of
> November 30th, 2005.
> > >
> > > Everyone else is free to comment. If you think
> your business will be
> > > significantly impacted by this, please let us
> know.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > > Clinton
> > >
> > >
> > > [1]
> > >
>
http://www.mail-archive.com/user-java@ibatis.apache.org/msg01333.html
> > >
> > >
> >
> 



		
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