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From "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: [codec] promote from sandbox - RE: commons codec and Base64
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2003 19:46:21 GMT
Promotion is probably a good idea, but it should be without backwards
compatability code IMO. You imply that there is a codec 1.0 release, but
this cannot be as sandbox components may not have releases...

Stephen

----- Original Message -----
From: "O'brien, Tim" <tobrien@transolutions.net>
To: "'Jakarta Commons Developers List'" <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2003 7:07 PM
Subject: [codec] promote from sandbox - RE: commons codec and Base64


> Base64, Hex, Soundex, and Metaphone are stable and ready for consumption.
> The legacy Base64 implementation has been preserved in order to preserve
> backwards compatibility for projects which currently depend upon codec
1.0.
>
> http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/codec/index.html
>
>
>
> --------
> Tim O'Brien
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ryan Hoegg [mailto:rhoegg@isisnetworks.net]
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2003 10:55 AM
> > To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> > Subject: Re: commons codec and Base64
> >
> >
> > Let's say it's "stabilizing".  The code there is also slated
> > for 2.0 of
> > Apache XML-RPC.  We have been the most recent project to work on that
> > code, but are coordinating with the HttpClient team on
> > agreeing on the
> > API.  The API is probably not stable as of now, but I'd love
> > to see your
> > ideas on it.
> >
> > The code has been examined quite closely for RFC compliance and
> > performance, so I would suggest using the Codec Base64 implementation
> > for that reason anyway.
> >
> > --
> > Ryan Hoegg
> > ISIS Networks
> > http://www.isisnetworks.net
> >
> > Gary Gregory wrote:
> >
> > >Hello All,
> > >
> > >What is the status of Sandbox-Commons-Codec?
> > >
> > >I see in the current HTTPClient (2.0 Alpha) Javadoc that
> > Codec will be
> > >used in HTTPC 2.1. Is Codec stable? I am looking for a Base64
> > >implementation and an API change in a deeply buried Xerces
> > base64 impl
> > >is making me look for a implementation which is more
> > 'public' or in a
> > >'higher' level package/component.
> > >
> > >Thanks,
> > >
> > >Gary
> > >
> >
> >
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