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From "Mark R. Diggory" <mdigg...@latte.harvard.edu>
Subject Re: [math] Details on Cutting the release
Date Sun, 01 Feb 2004 17:02:29 GMT
Al Chou wrote:

> --- "Mark R. Diggory" <mdiggory@latte.harvard.edu> wrote:
> [deletia]
> 
> 
>>*jar release* (jar)
>>
>>
>>>Archive:  commons-math-0.1-dev.jar
> 
> [deletia]
> 
> 
>>So the jar has no tests and no experimental code within it.
>>
>>
>>Any Comments?
>>
>>-Mark
> 
> 
> 
> Sorry to chime in so late, but my preference would be to include the tests no
> matter which release package it is.  They serve as examples of using the code,
> even if one decided to suspect them as a validation of the correctness of the
> code (which is up to the individual user).  I know that may seem to hybridize
> all release packages, but if it were standard to include test source with all
> our release packages, it maybe wouldn't seem like they were hybrids as much as
> it would be just an additional form of documentation.
> 
> 
> Al

Yes Al, we should plan to include the src/test java files into the 
source and binary tar/zip distributions. But (IMHO) the 
commons-math-1.0.jar itself is strictly just the api. I think this is 
the standard way that commons projects are packaged.

-Mark

-- 
Mark Diggory
Software Developer
Harvard MIT Data Center
http://www.hmdc.harvard.edu

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