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From "Ashok Madhavan" <ashok.madha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Abator renamed to iBATOR
Date Tue, 15 Apr 2008 16:58:15 GMT
Hi Jeff,

can we add the following new features :

can we add optimistic locking support in ibator. this could be a optional
feature.
Table relationships would be awesome.

regards
Ashok



On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 9:09 AM, Jeff Butler <jeffgbutler@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the advice - I'll take it!  I was already getting weary of
> typing iBATOR - ibator it is.
>
> Thanks for the freedom to do this - and the encouragement about ibator.
>
> Jeff Butler
>
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 8:21 AM, Clinton Begin <clinton.begin@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Sorry, I forgot to mention this sooner...  It's a minor recommendation
> > for your own sanity.
> >
> > I suggest avoiding the reverse title case used by iBATIS... It's a
> > decision I wish I hadn't made.  I would suggest simply using Ibator or even
> > better:  ibator.  In hindsight, I wish I had used all lowercase:  ibatis.
> > It might also look better and be easier to read when written in its full
> > form:  Apache iBATIS ibator.
> >
> > While unique, it presents a lot of challenges in typing, naming, and
> > general writing.   Totally your call though.
> >
> > Other than that, I love the new name, despite the reason for the
> > change.  :-)
> >
> > Congratulations again on building a kick ass product that is gathering
> > attention of all kinds.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Clinton
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 12:04 AM, Jeff Butler <jeffgbutler@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Due to a trade registration dispute, we are renaming Apache iBATIS
> > > Abator to Apache iBATIS iBATOR.
> > >
> > > The new version is still under development - although the core work is
> > > almost complete.  I have committed an initial version to SVN so you can take
> > > a look at what's going on.  There will be no further enhancements or changes
> > > to Abator - all new work will be in the iBATOR code stream here:
> > > http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ibatis/trunk/java/tools/ibator/.
> > >
> > > I will be focusing on some changes to the Eclipse plugin for the new
> > > few weeks before doing a formal release.  The new version will NOT be 100%
> > > compatible with Abator - but will be very close.  Transition from Abator to
> > > iBATOR should be simple.  I've listed some information about the development
> > > effort on the iBATOR homepage (http://ibatis.apache.org/ibator.html) if
> > > you want more information.
> > >
> > > This would be a good time to make suggestions for improvements to
> > > iBATOR as I am willing to make some breaking changes with the new version -
> > > so feel free to let me know if there are things you would like to see added
> > > or changed.  BTW - I know there is some interest about seeing table
> > > relationships handled in iBATOR.  This will not make it into the initial
> > > release.  It's a big job, and I'm still not convinced of the usefulness of
> > > doing this.
> > >
> > > I hope to keep the disruption to a minimum, and I will include a
> > > migration guide once the new version is complete.  Let me know if you have
> > > any good ideas for the future of iBATOR.
> > >
> > > Jeff Butler
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>

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