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From "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: [lang] RC3 util package UUID issue
Date Tue, 19 Aug 2003 17:12:34 GMT
All looks good to me, thanks
Stephen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Henri Yandell" <bayard@generationjava.com>


>
> With 4 +1's, I've moved BitField and Validate up to the main package and
> have added the util package to my list of directories I remove before
> tagging.
>
> Ignoring whether we call it id, identifiers or whatever as simply removing
> util from builds matches my needs.
>
> Hen
>
> On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
>
> > The discussion over UUID makes me nervous.
> >
> > It has been suggested that UUID, together with the rest of the id stuff
goes
> > into a new identifier subpackage. This makes sense.
> >
> > However, it is unreasonable of us to release a new package, and then
> > deprecate it in the next release (2.1). It also raises the question of
> > whether the other two util package classes (BitField and Validate)
should be
> > in the main lang package instead. (What does util mean?)
> >
> > Solutions:
> > 1) Release as is, we can't predict the future
> >
> > 2) Don't release entire util subpackage
> >
> > 3) Delete util subpackage. Move BitField and Validate to main lang
package.
> > Create identifier subpackage for ids. Release 2.0.
> >
> > 4) Delete util subpackage. Move BitField and Validate to main lang
package.
> > Release 2.0 without ids.
> >
> > IMHO #1 may tie us to a util subpackage, which I don't like, so #2 is
> > better. #3 is good, but I prefer #4 overall while ids are up in the
air - it
> > gives us more design flexibility.
> >
> > Stephen
> > (who is now getting very tired of 2.0...)
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Henri Yandell" <bayard@generationjava.com>
> > > http://www.apache.org/~bayard/commons-lang-2.0-rc3/
> > >
> > > Changes I know of:
> > >
> > > Some javadoc
> > > WordWrapUtils fixed, renamed to WordUtils and with some of StringUtils
> > code
> > > All .zip files should have text files in DOS CRLF format
> > >
> > > I'm sure there were other ones though.
> > >
> > > Let's give these a couple of days to see if anyone has any problems
with
> > > them.
> > >
> > > Hen
> > >
> > >
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