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From "Niall Pemberton" <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release commons-parent 8
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2008 17:43:28 GMT
On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 4:15 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27/02/2008, simon.kitching@chello.at <simon.kitching@chello.at> wrote:
>  > Niall Pemberton schrieb:
>  >
>  > > On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 3:09 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>  >  >
>  >  >> On 27/02/2008, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
>  >  >>  > On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 2:27 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>
wrote:
>  >  >>  >  > On 27/02/2008, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com>
wrote:
>  >  >>  >  >  > On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 2:07 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>
wrote:
>  >  >>  >  >  >  > On 27/02/2008, Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com>
wrote:
>  >  >>  >  >  >  >  > On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 2:42 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>
wrote:
>  >  >>  >  >  >  >  >
>  >  >>  >  >  >  >  >  >     <inceptionYear>2001</inceptionYear>
>  >  >>  >  >  >  >  >  >     <maven.compile.source>1.3</maven.compile.source>
>  >  >>  >  >  >  >  >  >     <maven.compile.target>1.3</maven.compile.target>
>  >  >>  >  >  >  >  >
>  >  >>  >  >  >  >  >
>  >  >>  >
>  >  >>  >
>  >
>  > >>  > The whole idea of commons-parent is that we don't have to explicitly
>  >  >>  >  configure everything in the component pom's - you set it in the
parent
>  >  >>  >  and override only if necessary. So while it may only be three
lines in
>  >  >>  >  EACH component pom - I'm against adopting what you say as a principle.
>  >  >>  >
>  >  >>
>  >  >>  I am not suggesting that all the defaults in the parent POM should be
removed.
>  >  >>
>  >  >>  What I am saying is that it *is necessary* for projects to override
>  >  >>  *these items*.
>  >  >>
>  >  >
>  >  > Well I don't agree with you - its a bad principle to set requiring
>  >  > duplicatiion for any items and IMO *its not necessary* for *these
>  >  > items*
>  >
>  >
>  > Guys, you need to drink a cold beer together :-)
>
>  Well, we are both in London  ;-)

Speaking of beer, London and Commons - Stephen Colebourne is giving a
talk on closures in java at the London JAVAWUG on monday:

http://www.jroller.com/javawug/entry/javawug_bof_35_closures_in

Its free but requires registration

Niall

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