I can take ownership for the DB2Dialects mentioned and the WS lookups. Are
there specific test cases for the WS lookups in the test suite ?
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 09:26:15 -0600
From: Steve Ebersole <steve(a)hibernate.org>
Subject: Re: [hibernate-dev] hibernate-extras
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On Tuesday 13 November 2007 06:19:46 am Schuler, Peter wrote:
I stand with Michael about introduction of a hibernate-extra
I use the DB2400 and 390 dialect a lot and we have had a hard time
our mainframe sysadmins to allow Hibernate on their precious
Physically removing these crucial parts to another jar file labelled as
"unmaintained and untested" will not help gain their trust.
Is there no other way to get this messages out there without creating
another jar-file? Perhaps a list on the Hibernate website? This will also
be more flexible in ways of changing the status of "unmaintained and
Just my two cents as do understand the difficulties you are facing in
maintaining these parts.
Simply listing them on a website page does not have nearly the effect
them to another jar has. In terms of dialects, this is already the case
in fact has been for over 2 years. And yet, it takes the mere suggestion
removal to a seperate jar to get any type of reponse.
Honestly, what I really want is some ownership. Trust me, I'd rather not
separate these; I'd much rather have individuals take responsiblity for
maintaining each of these pieces.
Hibernate Project Lead
Principal Software Engineer