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From Roman Coedo <notificati...@github.com>
Subject Re: [jclouds-site] Release Notes for jclouds 1.8.0 (#114)
Date Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:03:56 GMT
> +
> +## <a id="intro"></a>Introduction
> +
> +You can read the official announcement at [Apache jclouds 1.8.0 released](TODO). You
can read the details of the specific JIRA issues addressed in this release at the [JIRA Release
Notes](https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=12325587&styleName=Html&projectId=12314430).
> +
> +To get jclouds, please see the [jclouds installation guide](/start/install/).
> +
> +**Note: 1.8.0 will be the last major version of jclouds to support Java 6**
> +
> +## <a id="highlights"></a>Highlights
> +
> +* TODO: something about SoftLayer?
> +* TODO: what's new in OpenStack?
> +* TODO: what's new in Rackspace?
> +* TODO: announce the version of Guava (16, right)?
> +* TODO: other providers

> "jclouds now supports the Amazon Glacier API, directly through the GlacierClient and
through the Blobstore view. See the Getting Started Guide for Glacier for more information"

Seems right to me.

> Do we regard the implementation as complete or still a work-in-progress, by the way?

The implementation is complete but there is a wide margin for improvement (like using simple
notification service instead of polling to check the job status), so it depends on what work
in progress means. I would be fine with both.

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