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From Sanjiva Weerawarana <>
Subject Re: [axis2] Transport naming refactor
Date Wed, 21 Mar 2007 23:45:47 GMT
Given the inability to deprecate smoothly I suggest we take the hit and 
put <blink> tags around this change in the release notes.

Maybe we should put a section titled "Backwards Incompatible Changes" (and 
make sure we explain why they are backwards incompatible).

Big +1 for making both the changes proposed!


Glen Daniels wrote:
> Hi Asankha:
> We can certainly add deprecated methods for the setters and the 
> constructors, but not for getName() (since it would only differ by 
> return type).  That being the case, I figured just take the hit now 
> rather than only having the set half of the API continue to work.
> Let me know if you think we should add the deprecated setters, though!
> --Glen
> Asankha C. Perera wrote:
>> Glen
>> I agree its good overall, but I am a bit concerned about a public API 
>> change if its without deprecation of the previous methods. Synapse can 
>> upgrade our code - but there may be other projects/code outside that 
>> may get broken. Just a concern..
>> asankha
>>>> How about
>>>> public void engageModule(String modName) {
>>>>    engageModule(new QName(modName));
>>>> }
>>> Funny you should ask... How about I just do the same thing with 
>>> Module names (Stringify them) right now and be done with it?
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Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.
Founder & Director; Lanka Software Foundation;
Founder, Chairman & CEO; WSO2, Inc.;
Director; Open Source Initiative;
Member; Apache Software Foundation;
Visiting Lecturer; University of Moratuwa;

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