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Re: [jakartaee-platform-dev] Transitioning Jakarta EE to the jakarta namespace

Can't we just release Jakarta EE 8 as planned, have more certified servers because of free TCK, enjoy and just continue shaping Jakarta EE 9 and release it with jakarta namespace along with new names for specifications that will survive.

Just my 2 cents

On Tue, May 7, 2019, 11:10 PM David Blevins <dblevins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
There's naturally an "I want to go as fast as possible" theme in many of the response. This is good.

There's also a naturally a tendency to view version numbers as dates. This is not accurate. Putting more in a release doesn't make it come sooner.

Using no version numbers whatsoever, here are the most likely potential release windows based on effort:

Â- Any release of Jakarta EE that is identical to Java EE 8. Achievable this summer or early fall. Low risk.

Â- Any release of Jakarta EE that contains any form of namespace change. Achievable late fall to winter. Medium risk.

Â- Any release of Jakarta EE that contains any new features or pruning. Achievable mid to late next year. High risk.

Others can chime in, but I don't believe the rough framing of these dates is way off.


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