From: Oren Miller <orenmnero@ya...> - 2004-03-03 04:47:48
QuickFIX 1.7.0 is now available at the usual place:
Wait... did I say usual place. Not anymore since the
fabulous Anne Lewis over at ThoughtWorks had her way
with it. She did a great job redesigning the website.
I mucked about with the formula a bit when creating
the generator so if anything looks odd, it's all me.
Make sure to refresh you're browsers so you don't pull
up an old cache of the site!
Release notes are of course available:
What can I say? I know this one took longer than
promised but I think it is a really solid release.
FIX 4.4 for .NET, FreeBSD and Mac OS X, and well, just
read the release notes. For java users, the package
name has changed. Sorry! Release notes explain.
Seriously, if you are a Java or .NET users, it is
particularly important you read these release notes.
I think this release is a milestone in that it really
puts us where we want to be for launching future
initiatives. I've written a sort of summary of where
QuickFIX is and where I envision it might go in the
future. It is available at the quickfix website.
Please read it and give some feedback. QuickFIX is
unique compared to other engines in how open it's
process is, take advantage!
So many people helped on this version I don't even
know where to begin. I've tried to add everyone to the
CONTRIBUTERS and THANKS files to acknowledge their
efforts. If you belong in one of these files please
tell me! I want to see everyone get appropriate
QuickFIX 1.6.0 was downloaded over 2000 times. We are
getting record amounts of downloads, webhits, and
contributions. The companies that are using and
seriously considering QuickFIX is growing more
impressive all the time. Thanks to everyone for
making this project so sucessful. My hope is that
there would be a serious open alternative to the
increasingly pricey fix engines associated with this
"open" standard. I believe today we can say there is
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