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From Don Brown <mr...@twdata.org>
Subject Re: [s2] 2.0.2 release this weekend
Date Tue, 21 Nov 2006 19:19:22 GMT
Alexandru Popescu wrote:
> I am not gonna argue against your argument but just say: the user will
> be confused when he will not be able to run the plugins because a
> small change in one of them has broken it. The release should be able
> to guarantee a set of plugins that work out of the box. The user
> should not have to deal with different projects, different lifecycles,
> etc and finally figure out that we must use beta-xyz of plugin X
> instead of beta-xxz of the same plugin. This would be synonim to
> saying: "hey, we have tried our release with something that worked for
> us, but we cannot guarantee what will work for you".
I agree completely.  That's why Struts plugins use the same lifecycle, 
project, and version number as Struts 2 core.  The difference is we will 
include in the release notes comments about the quality or confidence of 
each plugin.  If you can think of a better way to handle it, let's hear 
it. :)

Don
>
> ./alex
> -- 
> .w( the_mindstorm )p.
>
>>
>> > That was a good decission whoever took it.
>>
>> AFAIK, importing the Guice code into XWork2 was Don's idea, and I 
>> would agree.
>>
>>
>> > Building is one... having time to play with it is another. A
>> > successful build doesn't guarantee anything in fact.
>>
>> Exactly. When it comes to a release, it's the PMC's to do more than
>> make sure the code builds. It's our job to warrant that the bits work
>> well, based on our own direct experience. As the saying goes, "We eat
>> our own dog food," and then we pass the bowl. :)
>>
>> -Ted.
>>
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