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RE: Got 5.1.2 today, so should I install it? (was RE: 5.1.2not quite ready for prime time)



fixed

Most of the problems I have encountered are on the Java end of things
(PCML wizard pukes for instance) but the RPG /jLpex side of things has
been much better than 5.1.1.  

I did an upgrade, not a new install.

Aaron Bartell 

-----Original Message-----
From: wdsci-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:wdsci-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]

Sent: Monday, August 23, 2004 3:48 PM
To: wdsci-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Got 5.1.2 today, so should I install it? (was RE: [WDSCI-L]
5.1.2not quite ready for prime time)

All,

Got 5.1.2 delivered today, wondering if I should install it or wait
awhile longer.

I know Joe's not particularly impressed and I've seen posts from others
regarding problems.  So I'm, leaning toward waiting.

But I've got somebody wanting to start using WDSc, I'd prefer to start
them out on the current version.


So I thought I'd kick this question out and see how happy the rest of
you are with 5.1.2.

Thanks in advance,
Charles


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Pluta [mailto:joepluta@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 1:59 PM
> To: 'Websphere Development Studio Client for iSeries'
> Subject: [WDSCI-L] 5.1.2 not quite ready for prime time
> 
> 
> Man.  I am finding a lot of petty bugs in V5.1.2.
> 
> It's just little crap that got broken between releases, but it's not 
> very pretty.
> 
> For example, I was editing a JSP.  I noticed that the formatting 
> toolbar is not visible.  But I look at the menu dropdown for Toolbar, 
> and it says the toolbar is indeed visible (Format is checked).  I 
> uncheck Format, then check it again, and the toolbar appears.  In 
> other situations, I switch between two different views and all of the 
> checks on the Toolbar menu are lost, even though there are clearly a 
> number of toolbars being shown.
> 
> There are some other little annoyances, such as formatting of tables 
> in the Design mode.  None of these are fatal flaws, but they're 
> certainly a bit annoying.  I'm trying to catalog all of the UI 
> differences between 5.1.0 and 5.1.2 (you'd think there wouldn't be 
> many in a point/point
> release) and I'm finding quite a few, and some of them are simply 
> problems.  Another example is that in 5.1.2 on XP Home (yeah, I know 
> it's Home, but this shouldn't affect UI issues) when you roll over the

> main menu options, they change appearance (to a white background).  
> They even change when you simply maximize and then restore the screen 
> (the background color is blue when maximized, white when not, and the 
> white is really ugly because the menubar itself is blue).
> 
> I'm going to try downloading and applying the latest updates, see if 
> that clears some of this up.
> 
> Joe
> 
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