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From "Scott T Weaver" <scotts-jetspeed-l...@binary-designs.net>
Subject RE: 2.0 Release
Date Fri, 09 Dec 2005 15:18:29 GMT
This is great news!  Big thanks go out to David and everyone else who worked
hard on getting the release ready.

Regards,
-Scott

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Sean Taylor [mailto:david@bluesunrise.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 4:59 AM
> To: Jetspeed Developers List
> Subject: 2.0 Release
> 
> The 2.0 Release is ready.
> 
> * Subversion is "tagged" (thats actually a copy).
> * Two Installers are available
>      * Derby only Installer
>      * Multi DB Installer
> 
> I believe I now have to wait 8 hours for the binaries to propagate to
> the Apache mirrors before making the official announcements.
> 
> Thanks to David Le Strat and everyone who participated in an outstanding
> effort with the initial 2.0 documentation. They are truly an enormous
> improvement over what was there just two weeks ago. Lets keep the
> documentation coming, no need to stop now!
> 
> Two areas of the documentation, I think, need some immediate attention.
> The Download section has:
> 
> -> Download
>       Installer
>       Binaries
>       Source
> 
> I think the Installer link is fine.
> However, the Binaries and Source links confused me a little.
> When I click on "Binaries", found beneath "Download", I expect
> to navigate to a place where I can download the Binaries (which is
> really just the installer). Similiarly for "Source". In fact, I can't
> find a way to download the source files.
> 
> I think the Binaries and Source links should be moved to a new section,
> and that the titles on those pages should reflect this:
> 
> -> Building
>      From Source
>      From Maven Plugin (instead of Binary)
> 
> and Download should be changed to
> 
> -> Download
>       Installer
>       Source
> 
> David, if you agree, feel free to make these changes.
> Otherwise, I'll get them in the morning here with your approval
> 
> Finally, I found 2 small problems with the installer, albeit too late:
> 
> 1. When entering the database field into the multi-installer, the
> database field should be a drop down, limited by the set of databases
> that we support. I mean, how is someone supposed to know the correct
> database names. [mysql, oracle, db2, derby, mssql, ...]
> 
> 2. With the exception of Derby, you cant run the installer twice against
> the same database schema. You have to manually drop the tables yourself
> before running the second time.
> 
> 
> These two issues should be documented on the Installer page before
> making the announcment tomorrow
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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