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From Germán Kondolf <german.kond...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Time for 1.0
Date Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:55:13 GMT
Will CQL be included in the 1.0 release?

// Germán Kondolf
http://twitter.com/germanklf
http://code.google.com/p/seide/

On 12/01/2011, at 01:29, Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 19:35 -0600, Jonathan Ellis wrote:
>> Way back in Nov 09, we did a users survey and asked what features
>> people wanted to see.  Here was my summary of the responses:
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/cassandra-user@incubator.apache.org/msg01446.html
>> 
>> Looking at that, we've done essentially all of them.  I think we can
>> make a strong case that our next release should be 1.0; it's
>> production ready, it's reasonably feature-complete, it's documented,
>> and we know what our upgrade path story is.
> 
> -0
> 
> I've said it elsewhere, but the only reason to fuss about a 1.0, is that
> it is loaded with special meaning.  To impart some vague notion of
> readiness on people who should be paying less attention to a number, and
> doing more due diligence.  Feels like pandering to me, or cargo-culting.
> 
> I'd rather drop the leading the 0 and continue to number releases
> sequentially the way we have.  If our < 1 versioning is signaling a lack
> of readiness, and if >= 1 is a necessary gate, then 8.0 should work
> equally as well.  Better in fact, 8 times better!
> 
> -- 
> Eric Evans
> eevans@rackspace.com
> 

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