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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Avalon Packages -> Commons] We want to move packages to Commons: can you help? [Commons-Avalon]
Date Thu, 20 Jun 2002 15:44:26 GMT

Henri Yandell wrote:
> 
>>>>1)
>>>>Zip, tar and bzip2 seem like potential packages of one project. Codec? Or
>>>>a new one named Compress or some such?
>>>
>>how about org.apache.commons.io.compress?
> 
> Re: Threads
> 
>>>>I can understand not putting them in Lang. Doesn't make sense to
>>>>fatten that up with stuff just because Thread is in java.lang.
>>>
>>org.apache.commons.lang.thread
> 
> There's a worry that things like IO and Lang might lose focus if lots of
> things end up in them. The other side of the coin is that having lots of
> jars and projects around makes things more confusing. Seems the choices
> are:
> 
> 1) org.apache.commons.thread in project Thread
>    org.apache.commons.compress in project Compress
> 
> 2) org.apache.commons.lang.thread in project Lang
>    org.apache.commons.io.compress in project IO
> 
> 3) org.apache.commons.lang.thread in project Thread
>    org.apache.commons.io.compress in project Compress.
> 
> I'll ignore the fourth combination as being wrong. Anyone with any
> preferences?

I'd say 2), but keep the code separate as for the Excalibur miniprojects.

So one could make single jars for thread, compress, etc or include them 
in a catchall io or lang package.

-- 
Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
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