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From "Philip Mark Donaghy" <philip.dona...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 2.1 un-official pre-release
Date Tue, 16 Jan 2007 10:31:48 GMT
Cool! I checked out the latest yesterday and I looked around the new admin
apps and the new portlet chooser. I think that there is a lot of potential.
I'll be filing a bunch of bugs in /portal/, and fixing some if I can. The
dojo portlet servlet combination is pretty simple way to get the most out of

Thanks for the status of report.


On 1/16/07, David Sean Taylor <david@bluesunrise.com> wrote:
> First I want to apologize for all the pain many of you have experienced
> with the Jetspeed build process, and our well-intentioned documentation.
> Reading through Javier's comments on the dev-list was a wake-up call.
> (Yes, I can be a extremely dense heads down developer at times)
> Im not sure which build causes more pain, Maven-1 or Maven-2, we have
> complete builds for both (just to confuse and punish you more) and
> considering that there hasn't been a release for over 1 year, I figured
> a pre-release of 2.1 could help the initial experience.
> Both a 2.1 UNOFFICIAL PRE-RELEASE of the Derby and Multi-DB installers
> can be found here:
> http://www.bluesunrise.com/maven/org.apache.portals.jetspeed-2/dist/
> The Derby installer comes preconfigured with an embedded Derby database.
> The Multi DB installer allows you to chose a database.
> I did not put the releases on an Apache server since they are not
> official releases. I hope I am not breaking any rules by doing this.
> I plan to update the pre-releases once per week up until the final
> release.
> These installers are a bit fat (81 MB each)
> We are working on a diet program for the final release (due out in the
> end of February) to cut it down by as much as 60-75% if things go as
> planned
> Note the installers run Tomcat 5.5.20, requiring Java 1.5
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