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From "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: [lang] Words - for 2.0
Date Sat, 16 Aug 2003 18:28:48 GMT
+1 to RC3

BTW, is there a problem with building with 1.2.2 if our javadoc has been
optimised for 1.4? The javadoc compiler has changed. Can the docs be built
using 1.4 instead?

Stephen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Henri Yandell" <bayard@generationjava.com>
To: "Jakarta Commons Developers List" <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 16, 2003 7:14 PM
Subject: Re: [lang] Words - for 2.0


>
> I'd just woken up :)
>
> I've emailed Henning [who originally asked for WordWrapUtils to be
> released] so that he can react.
>
> Shall I build an RC3 with the new javadoc and WordWrapUtils removed?
>
> Hen
>
> On Sat, 16 Aug 2003, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
>
> > So, not too aarggh then, just pull WordWrapUtils ;-))
> >
> > (The other stuff this morning was all javadoc except for ToStringStyle
where
> > a method rename took place with deprecation)
> >
> > Stephen
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Henri Yandell" <bayard@generationjava.com>
> > To: "Jakarta Commons Developers List" <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, August 16, 2003 5:56 PM
> > Subject: Re: [lang] Words - for 2.0
> >
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Sat, 16 Aug 2003, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> > >
> > > > In examining the release, I found I need to annoy everyone again.
> > >
> > > *aarggh* :)
> > >
> > > > WordWrapUtils is broken.
> > >
> > > No no no. It's a feature.
> > >
> > > > The algorithm relies on a newLineChars parameter that is used for
two
> > > > purposes.
> > > > 1) Splitting the input string
> > > > 2) Adding newlines to the output string
> > > >
> > > > This is a new class, so it should either be pulled (preferred) or
fixed
> > (not
> > > > preferred, as there are various issues)
> > >
> > > +1 to pulled out for consideration for 2.1/other.
> > >
> > > > Related issue - WordWrapUtils is too specific a name.
> > > > I propose:
> > > > 1) changing it to WordUtils (or StringWordUtils)
> > >
> > > +1 on WordUtils. More generic.
> > >
> > > > 2) moving capitalizeAllWords to WordUtils
> > > > 3) moving uncapitalizeAllWords to WordUtils
> > > > 4) moving swapCase to WordUtils
> > >
> > > +1 for 2.1/3.0.
> > >
> > > > This would help reduce the size of StringUtils, and provide much
better
> > > > functional grouping. There is lots we can do with words. (Of course
you
> > > > could argue for a separate [text] project, but I doubt there is that
> > much.)
> > >
> > > -1 to [text] taking the above until [text] is ready for 1.0. I am +1
for a
> > > [text], in the same way I'm +1 for [math], but I don't want us to
> > > deprecate our methods until [math] releases at 1.0 with our methods
> > > included.
> > >
> > > > I would like to do this for 2.0, as otherwise users of
> > capitaliseAllWords
> > > > will have to change twice. However we could say that is a small
group of
> > > > people and postpone the change to 2.1.
> > > >
> > > > Opinions?
> > >
> > > There are going to be changes on the new features before 2.1/3.0, and
> > > it's going to be a year probably until we have a 3.0 out [though 2.0.1
or
> > > 2.1 might be quicker]. I may be being lazy, but I don't think that
going
> > > with WordUtils right now would affect too many people and we don't
really
> > > have enough knowledge right now to get it right for 2.0.
> > >
> > > Hen
> > >
> > >
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