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From robert burrell donkin <robertdon...@mac.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] [lang] Promotion of Lang from sandbox
Date Wed, 17 Jul 2002 16:44:31 GMT
+1

(one thing i've noticed is that you need to include Daniel Rall's name in 
the status file as well as the proposal file.)

On Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at 04:30 PM, Craig R. McClanahan wrote:

> +0 as a non-committer on this.

(just to clear up any confusion) since this is a promotion, isn't the 
quorum all commons committers?

- robert

>
> Are there any committers on [lang] that don't yet have karma to the
> "jakarta-commons" repository?  If so, let me know and I can get that
> fixed.
>
> Craig
>
>
> On Wed, 17 Jul 2002, Henri Yandell wrote:
>
>> Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 03:56:02 -0400 (EDT)
>> From: Henri Yandell <bayard@generationjava.com>
>> Reply-To: Jakarta Commons Developers List <commons-
>> dev@jakarta.apache.org>
>> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
>> Subject: [VOTE] [lang] Promotion of Lang from sandbox
>>
>>
>> I'd like to call a vote on declaring the Lang package to be a member of
>> the Commons Components Repository.
>>
>> The rationale for the Lang project is:
>>
>> ****
>> The standard Java libraries fail to provide enough methods for
>> manipulation of its main components. The <em>Lang</em> Package provides
>> these extra methods. There are other classes which might justifiably
>> be included in java.lang someday, this package also provides for them.
>> ****
>>
>> The scope is considered to be:
>>
>> ****
>> This proposal is to create a package of Java utility classes for the
>> classes that are in java.lang's hierarchy, or are considered to be so
>> standard as to justify existence in java.lang. The <em>Lang</em> Package
>> also applies to primitives and arrays.
>> ****
>>
>> The arrays part is not expected to go beyond very simple array handling,
>> else it interferes with Commons.Collection's scope. Things like turning 
>> a
>> Number array to float[], adding all the values in an int[] or joining an
>> Object array into a single String would be considered in scope.
>>
>> Over the last month or so, the Lang package has seen a big clean up. It'
>> s
>> now solidly unit tested and any dubious classes and methods have been 
>> cast
>> out.
>>
>> Commons.Lang is already in use, the Turbine project is dependent on it,
>> Maven may be [lang-dev is a jar in their jar-list], some Commons projects
>> are to a small extent, [Util and CLI], and the String taglib should be.
>>
>> If promoted, the Lang project aims to review the submission of StirngUtil
>> from Avalon, core reflection code from BeanUtils, the system package from
>> Avalon, an Enum package from somewhere and probably a couple of other
>> things I'm missing.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Hen
>>
>>
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