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From Kristian Waagan <Kristian.Waa...@Sun.COM>
Subject Status of adding BOOLEAN-type (was: Re: Proposal for 10.2 release schedule)
Date Mon, 26 Jun 2006 13:40:28 GMT
Rick Hillegas wrote:
> Hi Kathey,
> Right now, I'm planning to back out BOOLEAN before the branch.

Hi Rick,

Does this mean the work already done for adding the BOOLEAN-type is not 
appropriate for completion in 10.3 (or a later release)?

In case the work already done is to be discarded, can the reason(s) 
behind this decision be (briefly) stated?


> Regards,
> -Rick
> Kathey Marsden wrote:
>> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>>> Hi Andrew,
>>> Like you I'm happy that Geir Magnusson is working the JCP issues and 
>>> I'm optimistic that the time line, which had been twisted into a 
>>> pretzel, can be straightened out. I'm not ready to propose an 
>>> alternative--but I expect to know more soon. Something along the 
>>> lines of your proposal would be very attractive.
>>> I'm glad that you're comfortable with cutting a branch in early 
>>> August. Perhaps we could move the discussion forward to this topic 
>>> now. I know that several contributors still want to complete work on 
>>> features for 10.2. Does everyone feel comfortable with having those 
>>> features committed by August 10 so that we can cut a 10.2 branch then? 
>> For BOOLEAN  do you still plan back out that work right after the branch?
>> Relevant issues:
>> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1029
>> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-984

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