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From "Michael A. Smith" <>
Subject Re: [VOTE][Collections] Naming conventions
Date Tue, 25 Jun 2002 03:41:07 GMT
It's possible this has been drowned out by the recent maven 
and "core/lang/util" discussions, so I'm sending this out for any other 


On Sat, 22 Jun 2002, Michael A. Smith wrote:
> There has been recent discussion on this list about forming naming 
> conventions for the collections component to ensure consistency within 
> the collections API as more and more collection "decorators" are added.  
> The discussion culminated in a summary by Stephen:
> [use whatever archive you prefer]
> Since the changes are considered a product change, they are governed by
> the lazy consensus voting rules which state that approval is assumed
> until a -1 occurs (at which point it reverts to consensus).  Aaron Bates
> has -1 the laziness, and thus this is now a consensus vote.  Thus, we
> need 3 +1 votes and no -1 votes in order to adopt the proposal.  [*]
> I'd like to start with my +1 for the proposal.  It doesn't have any 
> compatibility impact since almost all the code has been added since the 
> last collections release, and will make usage of the API much more 
> straightforward.  Maintenance may require more effort, but the proposal 
> allows for reducing the maintenance if required (i.e. move the static 
> inner classes as top level classes in a subpackage). 
> regards,
> michael
> [*] See:

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