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Re: [Release] Countdown

From: Rick Rivello <richard.rivello@nist.gov>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 06:42:27 -0500
Message-ID: <033b01c19a95$0babd620$573b0681@sdct.nist.gov>
To: "Dimitris Dimitriadis" <dimitris@ontologicon.com>, <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
I'm using XALAN 2.1.0 and ANT 1.4


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dimitris Dimitriadis" <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
To: <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 10:50 AM
Subject: [Release] Countdown


> Dear all
> 
> As I've indicated in previous messages, I've anticipated sometime in 
> January to be the date of release for the first version of the DOM Level 
> 1 TS. I believe we can do this as soon as we resolve the issue of the 
> HTML tests.
> 
> What we need in order to do this, except for the issues I raised earlier 
> about documentation, is:
> 
> 1. Wait for NIST to tell us how long a transition of their submitted 
> level 2 HTML tests to level 1 HTML tests would take
> 2. Wait for Netscape, whose representative managed to build the DOM TS 
> after downloading an earlier version of Xalan, to indicate if they are 
> willing to submit HTML tests.
> 3. Finally resolve the issue on Xalan; my setup consists of Ant 1.4 and 
> Xalan 2.2.0, any developer release after that fails miserably. Can Curt, 
> Mary and Rick please communicate to the list their particular setup so 
> that we can document required software accordingly?
> 
> As far as level 2 is concerned, I anticipate for us to be able to 
> release it fairly quickly after the first Level 1 suite, since we will 
> have learned and we will not have that steep a learning curve. I've 
> indicated February/early March as a release date candidate. In addition, 
> I hope to have some feedback from teh public once they see that we have 
> a framework that is up and running.
> 
> Level 3 is due to be released somewhere between Candidate and Proposed 
> recommendation status of the level 3 specifications.
> 
> Any thoughts?
> 
> /Dimitris
> 
> 
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