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From scolebou...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: jakarta-commons/lang RELEASE-NOTES.txt
Date Sat, 16 Oct 2004 16:45:59 GMT
scolebourne    2004/10/16 09:45:59

  Modified:    lang     RELEASE-NOTES.txt
  Log:
  First cut at release notes for 2.1
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.28      +93 -31    jakarta-commons/lang/RELEASE-NOTES.txt
  
  Index: RELEASE-NOTES.txt
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  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-commons/lang/RELEASE-NOTES.txt,v
  retrieving revision 1.27
  retrieving revision 1.28
  diff -u -r1.27 -r1.28
  --- RELEASE-NOTES.txt	23 Feb 2004 04:36:06 -0000	1.27
  +++ RELEASE-NOTES.txt	16 Oct 2004 16:45:59 -0000	1.28
  @@ -1,55 +1,117 @@
   $Id$
   
                           Commons Lang Package
  -                            Version 2.1-dev
  +                            Version 2.1
                              Release Notes
   
   
   INTRODUCTION:
   
  -This document contains the release notes for this version of the Commons
  -Lang package. Commons Lang is a set of utility functions and reusable 
  -components that should be a help in any Java environment.
  +This document contains the release notes for the 2.1 version of Apache Jakarta Commons
Lang.
  +Commons Lang is a set of utility functions and reusable components that
  +should be of use in any Java environment.
   
   
   INCOMPATIBLE CHANGES:
   
  -<TODO>
  +- The Nestable interface defines the method indexOfThrowable(Class).
  +Previously the implementations checked only for a specific Class.
  +Now they check for subclasses of that Class as well.
  +For most situations this will be the expected behaviour (ie. its a bug fix).
  +If it causes problems, please use the ExceptionUtils.indexOfThrowable(Class) method instead.
  +Note that the ExceptionUtils method is available in v1.0 and v2.0 of commons-lang and has
not been changed.
  +(An alternative to this is to change the public static matchSubclasses flag on NestableDelegate.
  +However, we don't recommend that as a long-term solution.)
   
  +- The StopWatch class has had much extra validation added.
  +If your code previously relied on unusual aspects, it may no longer work.
   
  -NEW FEATURES:
  -
  -<TODO>
  -
  -Since the release of the 2.0 package the following classes have been added:
  -
  -<TODO>
  -
  -
  -Since the release of the 2.0 package the following classes have been changed:
   
  -<TODO>
  +DEPRECTAIONS:
   
  +- The enum package has been renamed to enums for JDK1.5 compilance.
  +All functionality is identical, just the package has changed.
  +This package will be removed in v3.0.
   
  -BUG FIXES:
  -
  -ID Sev Pri Plt Owner State Result Summary 
  -
  -<TODO>
  +- NumberUtils.stringToInt - renamed to toInt
   
  +- DateUtils - four constants, MILLIS_IN_* have been deprecated as they were defined
  +as int not long. The replacements are MILLIS_PER_*. 
   
   
  -DEPRECATIONS:
  -
  -lang.enum.*:
  -	Deprecated and replaced by org.apache.commons.lang.enums.* and will be
  -	removed in version 3.0. All classes in this package are deprecated and 
  -	repackaged to org.apache.commons.lang.enums since enum is a Java 1.5 
  -	keyword. 
  +NEW FEATURES:
   
  +New:
  +- Mutable package - contains basic classes that hold an Object or primitive
  +and provide both get and set methods.
  +- DurationFormatUtils - provides various methods for formatting durations
  +- CharEncoding - definitions of constants for character encoding work
  +- CharUtils - utilities for working with characters
  +
  +Updated:
  +- ArrayUtils - many more methods, especially List-like methods
  +- BooleanUtils - isTrue and isFalse methods that handle null
  +- ClassUtils - primitive to wrapper class conversion methods
  +- ClassUtils - class name comparator
  +- IllegalClassException - extra constructor for common instanceof case
  +- NotImplementedException - supports nested exceptions
  +- ObjectUtils - hashcode method handling null
  +- StringUtils - isAsciiPrintable to check the contents of a string
  +             -- ordinalIndexOf to find the nth index of a string
  +             -- various remove methods to remove parts of a string
  +             -- various split methods to provide more control over splitting a string
  +- SystemUtils - methods to get system properties as File objects
  +             -- extra constants representing system properties
  +- Validate - new methods to check whether all elements in a collection are of a specific
type
  +- WordUtils - new methods to capitalize based on a set of specified delimiters
  +
  +- EqualsBuilder - now provides setter to internal state
  +- ToStringStyle - new style, short prefix style
  +- ReflectionToStringBuilder - more flags to control the output with regards to statics
  +
  +- ExceptionUtils - added indexOfType methods that check subclasses, thus leaving the existing
  +indexOfThrowable method untouched (see incompatible changes section)
  +
  +- NumberUtils - various string to number parsing methods added
  +
  +- DateUtils - isSameDay method added to compare day ignoring time
  +- FastDateFormat - extra formatting methods that take in a millisecond long value
  +                -- additional static factory methods
  +- StopWatch - new methods for split behaviour
   
  -CHANGES:   [In 'diff' format]
   
  -<TODO>
  +BUG FIXES:
   
  +19331  General case: infinite loop: ToStringBuilder.reflectionToString
  +23174  EqualsBuilder.append(Object[], Object[]) throws NPE
  +23356  Make DurationFormatUtils public!
  +23557  WordUtils.capitalizeFully(String str) should take a delimiters
  +23683  New method for converting a primitive Class to its corresponding wrapper
  +23430  Minor javadoc fixes for StringUtils.contains(String, String)
  +23590  make optional parameters in FastDateFormat really optional
  +24056  Documentation error in StringUtils.replace
  +25227  StringEscapeUtils.unescapeHtml() doesn't handle hex entities
  +25454  new StringUtils.replaceChars behaves differently from old Ch
  +25560  DateUtils.truncate() is off by one hour when using a date in DST switch 'zone'
  +25627  DateUtils constants should be long
  +25683  Add method that validates Collection elements are a correct
  +25849  Add SystemUtils methods for directory properties.
  +26616  ClassCastException in Enum.equals(Object)
  +26699  Tokenizer Enhancements: reset input string, static CSV
  +26734  NullPointerException in EqualsBuilder.append(Object[], Object[])
  +26877  Add SystemUtils.AWT_TOOLKIT and others.
  +27592  WordUtils capitalize improvement
  +27876  ReflectionToStringBuilder.toString(null) throws exception by design
  +27877  Make ClassUtils methods null-safe and not throw an IAE.
  +28468  StringUtils.defaultString: Documentation error
  +28554  Add hashCode-support to class ObjectUtils
  +29082  Enhancement of ExceptionUtils.CAUSE_METHOD_NAMES
  +29294  lang.math.Fraction class deficiencies
  +29673  ExceptionUtils: new getCause() methodname (for tomcat)
  +29794  Add convenience format(long) methods to FastDateForma
  +30328  HashCodeBuilder does not use the same values as Boolean (fixed as documentation)
  +30334  New class proposal: CharacterEncoding
  +30815  ArrayUtils.isEquals() throws ClassCastException when array1
  +31478  Compile error with JDK 5 "enum" is a keyword
  +31572  o.a.c.lang.enum.ValuedEnum: 'enum'is a keyword in JDK1.5.0
   
  
  
  

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