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From David Le Strat <dlest...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: 2.0 Release
Date Fri, 09 Dec 2005 15:54:23 GMT
Great work everyone!  Regarding the docs, I will fix
the issues that are popping up here and there as well
as the links to binaries as described by David.

DST, do you want to document the installer issues.

Regards,

David Le Strat

--- David Sean Taylor <david@bluesunrise.com> wrote:

> 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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