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From Henri Yandell <bay...@generationjava.com>
Subject RE: [lang] scope for version 2
Date Tue, 18 Mar 2003 05:00:41 GMT



On Mon, 17 Mar 2003, Gary Gregory wrote:

> Is there more than one Gary here? ;-) I plan on merging some patches in the

Just the one.

> .builder package and fixing
> http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16676.
> I had not planned on being in StringUtils but will help if needed.

For some reason I thought you had a StringUtils patch. Confusing your
other patches with Hennings patch I think :)

> >New methods in ExceptionUtils  [A thread started by Gary]
> You mean Henri? As in
> http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16689?

I thought it came from an email thread started by you when I was making
this list, but the code in question is from me yeah.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Henri Yandell [mailto:bayard@generationjava.com]
> Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 2:28 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?
> Daniel is usually pretty busy at work, but is our wise Apache backbone
>
>
> Hen
>
>
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