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From Arun Katkere <katk...@praja.com>
Subject RE: Any progress on 3.2 new beta/RC/final?
Date Fri, 18 Aug 2000 23:45:44 GMT
Are we there yet (new beta or release candidate)?

-arun

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Arun Katkere [mailto:katkere@praja.com]
> Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2000 12:20 PM
> To: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Any progress on 3.2 new beta/RC/final?
> 
> 
> Are we there yet? 
> 
> A week since promised release candidate (see attached email). 
> A month since
> the last of what was initially planned to be a weekly beta. 
> Two months since
> originally scheduled date. 
> 
> I know it is a OpenSource project and everyone is spending their own
> valuable free time on this and we should be grateful for 
> whatever is thrown
> at us, but I would feel a little better if I saw any hint in 
> the dev mailing
> list discussions that we were on the release phase. All 
> discussion seems to
> have moved on to 3.3 and 4.0 and next servlet/JSP spec when what is
> admittedly a close to release product is left in limbo. May be for us
> developers the knowledge that 3.2 beta2 is stable enough is 
> good enough, but
> unfortunately some managers and IT folks pay more attention 
> than they should
> to the term "release".
> 
> I apologize for sounding so frustrated, but it is difficult 
> to see such
> great code short-changed by a process that doesn't evoke users' trust.
> 
> -arun
> 
> 

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