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Notes/Domino 6 and 7 Forum

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RE: Please read this...
Harkpabst Meliantrop 20.Aug.03 04:56 AM a Web browser
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i>]Posted by Steve Mullen:
font color="blue">]Each Critical Fixpack is incremental, and inclusive of all
fixes in previous CF's (contrary to assertions in this thread)./font>]/i>]

Please correct me if I'm wrong, but: While the CFs themselves b>]are/b>]
incremental (which is well understood), the installers are b>]not/b>].
At least that's what happend to me when I tried to update from 6.0.1CF1 to
6.0.1CF2. I had to search for the old 6.0.1CF1 installer to remove CF1 and then
start the 6.0.1CF2 installer to finally install CF2. Right or wrong? Is that
any better than it was in R5?

The one i>]real difference/i>] (apart from the non-incremental installer
packages mentioned above) that you i>]silenty/i>] introduced when moving
form R5 to R6 is, that now e.g. 6.0.1 and 6.0.2 are considered different code
streams (that are maintained differently). While this was technically true in
R5 and R4 (can't talk about earlier releases), this is a 180 degree change in
policies.

In R5 e.g. 5.0.9 was considered the only successor of all 5.0.8 releases. You
now stress the fact, that customers are very cautious when upgrading to a new
release, but I can't fully support that point. It was back in R5 when customers
only had the chance to either take all (the new release features plus fixes
plus possibly new bugs) or nothing. With the new release schema in R6, this
looks much less critical to me, as bugfixes to earlier releases are
incorporated into the latest code stream and than pushed downwards to the prior
release (if I got you right).

I agree to that the new concept is more powerfull in general, but it's
something you have to really think about with every new release. It's by no
means intuitive and so confusion is here to stay as well, I predict.

i>]font color="blue">]...they allow us a competitive advantage to the
competition./font>]/i>]

I thought that this was a technical forum, not marketing ...




CF Madness !?! (Peter Haynes 19.Aug.03)
. . 6.0.2 CF2 Problems? (Eric Bickle 20.Aug.03)
. . . . RE: 6.0.2 CF2 Problems? (Peter Haynes 21.Aug.03)
. . . . client problems with 602CF1, no pro... (Gerco Wolfswink... 21.Aug.03)
. . RE: CF Madness !?! (Ashley Plant 19.Aug.03)
. . . . RE: CF Madness !?! (Alan Lepofsky 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . RE: CF Madness !?! (Peter Haynes 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . I believe my link answered both you... (Alan Lepofsky 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . Nevertheless... (Nathan T. Freem... 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . Only partially... (Peter Haynes 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . Please read this... (Steve Mullen 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thanks for the explanation eom> eom... (Peter Haynes 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CF - suggestion (Peter Haynes 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Futher... re: CF - suggestion (Nathan T. Freem... 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I think this might lead people to p... (Alan Lepofsky 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sure... re: I think this might lead... (Nathan T. Freem... 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RE: Sure... re: I think this might ... (Steve Mullen 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RE: Sure... re: I think this might ... (Peter Haynes 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RE: Sure... re: I think this might ... (Nathan T. Freem... 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I think it boils down to.. (Gerco Wolfswink... 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Good point. It is hard to communic... (Ben Langhinrich... 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * A good diagram is worth a thousan... (Andrew Price 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I fully agree to that. eom> eom> (Harkpabst Melia... 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . RE: Please read this... (Bob Brodsky 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hi Steve... re: Please read this...... (Nathan T. Freem... 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I understand. Any constructive sugg... (Steve Mullen 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Some Ideas & Current Issues (Eric Bickle 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Better Organized download page (Erick Grindling... 3.Nov.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . I LIKE IT! (Christopher J W... 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Multiple branches of code is good, ... (Gerco Wolfswink... 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . thanks... (Alan Lepofsky 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RE: Multiple branches of code is go... (Nathan T. Freem... 22.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Yup :-) (Gerco Wolfswink... 23.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve Mullen please respond (Carsten L Peder... 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . RE: Please read this... (Wolfgang Haderl... 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agree about the Fix List - nice sug... (Steve Mullen 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . RE: Please read this... (Harkpabst Melia... 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RE: Please read this... (Harkpabst Melia... 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *How about you replicate the forum ... (Ben Langhinrich... 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thank you, not interested. (Harkpabst Melia... 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . They have (Ben Langhinrich... 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RE: They have (Harkpabst Melia... 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . You have a point (Ben Langhinrich... 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ta for entering the foray... Steve,... (Bill Buchan 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * Very good ideas, and well deserve... (Andrew Price 21.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . RE: Please read this... (Raymond Neeves 22.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tell that to pointy haired manageme... (Gerco Wolfswink... 23.Aug.03)
. . . . . . RE: CF Madness !?! (Ashley Plant 20.Aug.03)
. . . . It gets much worse - look here (Carsten L Peder... 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . It is not that bad... (Alan Lepofsky 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . RE: It gets much worse - look here (Steve Mullen 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . RE: It gets much worse - look here (Carsten L Peder... 20.Aug.03)
. . . . CF Madness !?! LOL (Harkpabst Melia... 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . Stop it!!! ROFL (NextHop XL 19.Aug.03)
. . . . . . RE: CF Madness !?! LOL (Sergey K Levine... 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . while you're welcome to express you... (NextHop XL 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . * Ignore Sergey, he is a fool. eom>... (Andrew Price 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . Maybe it's time *you*... (Gerco Wolfswink... 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . . . Sergey's a real "people person", no... (benpoole 20.Aug.03)
. . . . . . . . Urrgghhh! (Keil Wilson 26.Feb.04)


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