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Re: Release plan of Apache Axis C++ version 1.0

From: Davanum Srinivas <dims@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2003 07:32:03 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <20031015112833.39031.qmail@web12801.mail.yahoo.com>
To: axis-dev@ws.apache.org, announcements@ws.apache.org, axis-users@ws.apache.org, soap-dev@ws.apache.org, soap-users@ws.apache.org, soapbuilders@yahoogroups.com, xml-dist-app@w3.org



+1 for the release plan. 

Thanks,
dims

--- Susantha Kumara <susantha@opensource.lk> wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> We are happy to announce our plan to release Apache Axis C++ implementation.
> 
> I have volunteered to be the release manager for Apache Axis C++ initial release.
> 
> Following is the release plan.
> 
> 
> Introduction:
> ------------
> This is the release plan for Axis/C++ version 1.0. The 
> goal of Axis/C++ version 1.0 is to provide a stable platform 
> for developing Web services using C++ as well as to use Web
> services in C++ client applications. 
>  
> Major features of Axis/C++ include:  
>     - SOAP engine with both client and server support
>     - Partial support for both SOAP 1.1 and SOAP 1.2
>     - WSDD based deployment with dynamic deployment tools. 
>     - Support for all basic types, Complex types and Arrays
>     - WSDL2WS tool for building following C/C++ components
>         Server side - Skeletons and Wrappers
>         Client side - Stubs
>     - WSDL2WS tool that generates wrappers, which perform 
>       the following functions. These wrappers act as RPC Providers. 
>         Serialization
>         Deserialization
>         Method invocation
>     - WSDLs hosted statistically in the server.
>     - Standalone server (with HTTP support) 
>     - Web server modules for Apache HTTPD 1.3 (Linux/Windows)
>     - Web interface to the deployed services and their WSDLs.
>     - Sample web services and client applications.
>     - Supportive documentation for developers and users.
> 
> 
> Dates:
> -----
> The following dates are proposed:
>     Code freeze                          October 21, 2003
>     Release alpha version            October 23, 2003
>     Release beta version             October 30, 2003
>     Release 1.0                           November 6, 2003
> 
> Once release freeze is achieved, inclusion of fixes into the release 
> requires consensus of active Axis committers.  Deferring of a fix 
> requires simple majority.
> 
> Fixes are to continue to be made on the "HEAD" of the release.  Once 
> there is consensus that a particular fix is to be included in the 
> release, I'll merge it into the branch.  In order to make this as smooth 
> and as painless a process as possible for the release manager, I'll ask 
> that committers show restraint in committing unrelated fixes to the HEAD 
> during this time in areas of the code that might interfere with the 
> merge process.
> 
> 
> Release Criteria:
> ----------------
>     - All Axis/C++ functional tests pass.
>     - All critical bugs are fixed
>     - Basic interop tests pass
>     - Confirmation that the released version works on Apache HTTP
>       1.3* on Win32 and Linux
> 
> 
> Release Manager:
> ---------------
>     Susantha Kumara, susantha@opensource.lk
> 
> 
> Release Announcements:
> ---------------------
>      announcements@ws.apache.org
>      axis-dev@ws.apache.org
>      axis-users@ws.apache.org
>      soap-dev@ws.apache.org
>      soap-users@ws.apache.org
>      soapbuilders@yahoogroups.com
>      xml-dist-app@w3.org
>   
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Susantha (on behalf of Axis C++ team)
> 
> 


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Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/
Received on Wednesday, 15 October 2003 07:43:25 GMT

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