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From "Jeroen Brattinga" <jeroen.bratti...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Docs? Please?
Date Sun, 29 Oct 2006 09:18:35 GMT
You're right. I've signed up for Confluence and will send the fax to help
correct this issue. Documentation is -by far- the biggest stumbling block
for Mina. It almost put me off in the beginning; I'm still glad I stuck
though :-)


Jeroen Brattinga

2006/10/29, Jeff Schnitzer <jeff@infohazard.org>:
>
> Just to inject a quick reality-check...
>
> No matter what you want to call your next version, the existing 1.0
> release is fatally broken.
>
> The code seems to be fine, but both the packaged docs and the online
> documentation describe something significantly different from the
> software included in the release.  I can't tell if the docs describe an
> older version of the software or a newer version of the software.
>
> We'd really like to convert our popular SMTP server library
> (http://subethasmtp.tigris.org/) over to MINA but the threading
> explanation seems to be wildly off.  It's a shame because MINA looks
> great and we've already converted over the postfix tcptables
> implementation in SubEtha Mail.  The library is great - you'd probably
> get 10X more adoption if the docs weren't obviously wrong.
>
> Thanks,
> Jeff
>
> P.S.  Just because I can't resist bicycle sheds... the even/odd release
> numbering is dumb.  Everyone who has ever used a Microsoft product
> (read: everyone) knows that X.0 releases are far less stable and mature
> than X.1 releases.  Just call it 2.0 and release it soon - with correct
> docs and all jar dependencies.
>

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