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From "Niall Pemberton" <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [io] 2.0 Moving to minimum of JDK 1.5
Date Tue, 05 Feb 2008 17:52:09 GMT
On Feb 5, 2008 5:49 PM, Gary Gregory <GGregory@seagullsoftware.com> wrote:
> Should we come up with a general package naming convention for all commons projects and
Java 5?
>
> Either:
>
> org.apache.commons.io2
> org.apache.commons.lang2
> org.apache.commons.[project]2
>
> Or:
>
> org.apache.commons2.io
> org.apache.commons2.lang
> org.apache.commons2.[project]
>
> Where the minimum requirement will be Java 5, or perhaps:
>
> org.apache.commons5.io
> org.apache.commons5.lang
> org.apache.commons5.[project]
>
> ?

I think the packages shoud stay "org.apache.commons" - how about using
"v" as the qualifier - roman numeral for five - so

org.apache.commons.iov
org.apache.commons.langv
org.apache.commons.[project]v

Niall

> Thank you,
> Gary
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Niall Pemberton [mailto:niall.pemberton@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Monday, February 04, 2008 8:47 PM
> > To: Commons Developers List
> > Subject: [io] 2.0 Moving to minimum of JDK 1.5
> >
> > We've discussed moving to a minimum of JDK 1.5 for IO 2.0 previously -
> > theres also an JIRA report here:
> >    http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IO-140
> >
> > From memory the preference was to move to a new package name  - how
> > about "org.apache.commons.io2"?
> >
> > Are there any objections to me creating an IO 1.4 branch from the
> > current trunk and then starting work on IO 2.0 in the trunk.
> >
> > Initial plans would be:
> >
> >  - rename to the new package
> >  - remove deprecated items
> >  - Making appropriate JDK 1.5 changes (generics, using StringBuilder
> > and new Appendable for Writers etc).
> >
> > Niall
> >
>
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