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From "Stefan Pietschmann" <Stefan.Pietschm...@inf.tu-dresden.de>
Subject Re: Note to Xindice developers
Date Wed, 10 Sep 2003 16:07:45 GMT
Regarding the whole trouble I'm having I strongly agree.
All this hassle and lot of time I have to invest doesn't really help in
choosing the right database for our Cocoon project. However, I'll keep on


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <webhiker@tiscali.fr>
To: <xindice-users@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2003 9:57 AM
Subject: Note to Xindice developers

> Hi guys,
> As a skulker on this forum, I'm still learning loads about this great
> little XML db.
> But am I the only one seeing alarms going off around all the trouble
> people are having with 1.1*  ?
> The default cvs checkout does indeed give you 1.1b2, so regardless of
> whether it's "official" or not, this is what
> the build delivery is created as, and what people will refer to it as.
> My concern is the perception Xindice is getting in the developer
> community with 90% of the people not being able to start it, access it
> Some of the problems are for example the documentation is valid for 1.0,
> but is built into the 1.1 delivery, this silly "which port
> is it running on" question etc etc etc.
> Now I'm skilled and experienced enough to know this "Extreme
> programming" style of development is often how these community projects
> evolve,
> but there is a large risk here of destroying any chance Xindice has of
> becoming an acceptable solution to the average Joe. A bad reputation will
> immediately seized upon by the guys marketing Xperion, Oracle XML etc.
> I propose some attention be paid to as quick as possible to getting an
> official, TESTED beta version built and delivered before this thing gets
> out of hand.
> Just my 0.2e, thanks for a great piece of software.
> wh

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