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From Jörg Schaible <Joerg.Schai...@Elsag-Solutions.com>
Subject RE: [collections] Generifying Collections
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 13:15:35 GMT
Mario Ivankovits wrote on Wednesday, October 25, 2006 3:03 PM:

>> Well, the number is dependent on the strategy we are trying to
>> achieve: 
>> 
>> a) using '4' would indicate that every major version will
> have a new package name, but then you can't use a major
> version to just remove deprections (a compatible major version change)
>> 
>> b) using '5' would indicate the technology reason for the
> version. The package would be commons-collections5-1.0.
>> 
>> c) using '5' as the commons name - commons5-collections-1.0
>> 
> d) using '2' would just indicate a "major major" next generation
> release. The package would be commons-collections2-1.0.
> 
> I'd prefer (d) as then we can have a commons-collections3 in
> the future
> if needed without having it to couple to a JDK version, in
> case the fork
> is not coupled to a new technology brought by the JVM.

(d) +1

IMHO the best solution for the complete unsatisfying topic.

- Jörg

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