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From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject RE: [PROPOSAL] Major versions require package name change
Date Mon, 06 Nov 2006 10:48:53 GMT
Stephen Colebourne wrote on Sunday, October 29, 2006 12:35 PM:

> The major version number of a component, where it is greater than 1,
> shall be included in the package name.
> This proposal is about making upgrades *predicatable* at the
> expense of
> a small amount of pain. I know that most of us don't really
> like it, but
> I contend that there is no alternative other than to inflict pain on
> users of commons over the next few years, and perhaps risk commons
> becoming irrelevant by being unusable. I also strongly
> believe we need a
> cross-commons approach on this.

Since we've already been in that hell, I can only support this kind of proposal.

- Jörg

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