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From Gary Gregory <GGreg...@seagullsoftware.com>
Subject RE: [io] 2.0 Moving to minimum of JDK 1.5
Date Fri, 08 Feb 2008 16:07:29 GMT
Ag, let's not have /both/ io and io2, this gets messy.

Thank you,
Gary

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jcarman@carmanconsulting.com [mailto:jcarman@carmanconsulting.com]
> On Behalf Of James Carman
> Sent: Friday, February 08, 2008 5:50 AM
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: Re: [io] 2.0 Moving to minimum of JDK 1.5
>
> So, you are suggesting having part of a release in the o.a.c.io
> package and the other part in the o.a.c.io2?  It seems rather
> inconsistent, but I guess it would work.   Isn't that going to get
> ugly with 3.x and 4.x releases adding to the mix?
>
> On 2/8/08, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Feb 6, 2008 1:51 PM, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > So the changes are pretty minimal for IO - question is are these
> > > incompatible changes with generics being erased? If not then perhaps
> > > we can do this without breaking anything.
> >
> > +1 If there are cases where we can't avoid breaking backwards
> > compatibility, then let's use the name2 pattern on individual classes
> > or interfaces instead of the entire o.a.c.io package. There are large
> > parts of Commons IO that don't need to change when upgrading to Java 5
> > and I don't see why a client that only uses those parts should be
> > affected in any way by the upgrade.
> >
> > BR,
> >
> > Jukka Zitting
> >
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