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From "Steven Caswell" <ste...@caswell.name>
Subject RE: [lang] scope for version 2
Date Mon, 17 Mar 2003 23:34:28 GMT



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Henri Yandell [mailto:bayard@generationjava.com] 
> Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 5:28 PM
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: Re: [lang] scope for version 2
> 
> 
> 
> Been a while since the last one of these, so I expect a few 
> bits to be missing. Feel free to chime in on things I've missed:
> 
> Next release will be Lang 2.0.
> 
> > > I'm going to assume that all and any bugfixes which have gone in 
> > > since the v1.0.1 release on existing classes will goto 2.0. Also 
> > > that we will take another swing at the Bugzilla list before a 2.0 
> > > release, including the nested stack-trace order question.
> 
>  Lang 2.0 scope:
> ================
> org.apache.commons.lang.math.*
>   Fraction. Various ranges. Bugfix in NumberRange.
> 
> org.apache.commons.lang.util.*
>    BitField: Mature class used in POI. Need to confer with 
> POI on this.
>    Validate: It tests boolean possibilities and throws 
> IllegalArgumentExceptions if they are false.
> 
> org.apache.commons.lang.functor.*
>    There is obviously a clash with Collections here, which 
> Lang seeks to resolve. Also there is a clash with Rodney's 
> [Functor] package. From what I understand, despite the 
> similar naming, [Functor] goes a lot further into the 
> concepts than .functor does, with .functor being a simpler 
> setup etc. I'm going on hearsay though, not having looked at 
> the code yet.
> 
>  Not in scope:
> ==============
> org.apache.commons.lang.time.*
> org.apache.commons.lang.reflect.*
> org.apache.commons.lang.Notif*   [DELETED]
> 
> 
>  Discussion
> ===========
> The order of stack-traces in ExceptionUtils.  [see Bugzilla] 
> New trim method variants in StringUtils.  [see Bugzilla] New 
> methods in ExceptionUtils  [A thread started by Gary] null 
> handling in StringUtils
> 
> chomp changing in StringUtils  [Alex]
> StringUtils performance handling  [submitted privately to my email]
> 
> join(.., char) methods  [Henning's baby]
> 
> Enum issues    [Stephen's been fielding these]
> Builder issues [Again, Stephen's area]
> 
> 
> I'll work on improving these with bug#'s next and resend.
> 
> Afaik, Lang is:
> 
> Gary
> Alex
> Steve
> Stephen
> Henri
> Daniel
> Robert
> 
> Status of coders:
> 
> Alex and Gary are both patching into StringUtils at the 
> moment. Robert is working on reflect. Henri/Stephen, worrying 
> about 2.0. Steve?

I'm still hanging around. Not particularly involved with anything at the
moment, will join in on the discussion points, and I'm glad to work on
anything that needs to get done.

> Daniel is usually pretty busy at work, but 
> is our wise Apache backbone
> 
> 
> Hen
> 
> 
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Steven Caswell
steven@caswell.name
a.k.a Mungo Knotwise of Michel Delving
"One ring to rule them all, one ring to find them..."



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