We are taking a detour throughSVNon the way fromCVStoHg.It is a combination of (lack of) maturity of the conversion tools from CVS to Hg,plus window of opportunity closing on us,plus constraints in some of our available infrastructure.This is a temporary detour but will let us continue with the modularization workneeded forGlassFish v3.Check details in Jerome'sRoad to Hg writeup.Also see olderTA posts.I think those hairpins match this hybrid view fromGoogle Maps.Also seeAsk...
Ming reports the imminent release of Multi-Lingual (ML) distribution ofGlassFish v2.GF v2 ML will includeJapanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Spanish, French and German;check outMing's Postfor the announcement.A related event is the creation of theG11N aliasfor the discussion and coordination on localization projects.We welcome your participation and contributions!
Jerome has provided more documentation ofGlassFish v3 targeted to people developing it.Check out theGFv3 top pageand the recentGFv3 Introduction.The extra documentation should be useful for the core developers as well forexternal groups interested in integrating into GFv3,like Jetty.Added: I forgot to mention thatGFv3 is now the trunk.The other releases are branches as described here
Now that GlassFish v2 is outthe team is starting to work onthe next releases,with the biggest changes will be inGF v3(also the one farthest out).In his latest writeup,Byron is sketching the changes being considered to theBackup/Restore mechanism.Topics include:increased granularity,customization,incremental and automatic backupsand GUI.Please check outByron's writeupand you are encouraged to provide feedback.
AShoal Project Update fromMohamed reports that the team is currently working on:• Enabling multi cluster support• Enabling cross sub-net and cross firewall deployment• Solidifying lightweight cluster multicast These new features are intended forGlassFish v2UR1 and v2.1.Check Mohamed'sOverview and New Featuresfor more details.
Vivek provides agood summary of tooling options in Metro.NetBeans 6 provides support for simple Hello World to adding different Quality of Service along with .NET 3.0 interoperability.Within Eclipse, you can use either of SOAP UI plugin, Ant build script, CLI or Maven-based tools. The last three options are available for use outside the IDE as well. Let us know if you are interested in writing a Metro plugin for Eclipse.
Do you rememberthis threadfrom last month about the iPods?Well, the shipment ofiPod Touchis in; proofhere.The iPod Touch is a very nice iTunes music/video device,it fits very well on one's hand and it has the usual Mac integrationbenefits.Also, in case you cared,it seems Apple will add (back?)Add/Edit Cal Functionality.Several of you are already in the queue;I'd encourage other interested folks to get moving :-).