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From Phil Steitz <stei...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [lang] RC3 util package UUID issue
Date Tue, 19 Aug 2003 01:26:44 GMT

--- Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne@btopenworld.com> 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.

+1

Phil
> 
> 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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