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From Brett Porter <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [commons-logging] Remove commons-logging-1.1-dev.jar fromapache repository
Date Mon, 21 Nov 2005 21:11:59 GMT
robert burrell donkin wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-11-22 at 07:09 +1100, Brett Porter wrote:
> 
>>robert burrell donkin wrote:
>>
>>>anyone know why they would want to depend on a very old version with
>>>known bugs?
>>
>>It's 1.1-dev, not 1.0-dev, and I think that someone (could have been one 
>>of the xdoclet devs) once told me it was "much much faster". I didn't 
>>quite believe it, but never tried.
> 
> 
> the version's somewhere between 1.0 and 1.0.1 and i'm really not sure
> how it could possibly be 'much much faster' :-/

heh. confusing :)

> 
> it may be a little faster since it probably lacks some of the complex
> code which is required to cope with the nightmarish variety of
> classloaders to be found out there in the wild but that's unlikely to
> make much of a difference in real use cases and certainly is much less
> than choosing a performant logging strategy.
> 

right, that makes sense.

> 
>>I'd be inclined to refuse upload of future releases if this is still there.
> 
> 
> future JCL releases?

oh, no - xdoclet. I'll file a bug there if they still depend on it.

Thanks,
Brett

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