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From Luc Maisonobe <Luc.Maison...@free.fr>
Subject Re: [math] should version 2.0 be targeted to Java 5 ?
Date Sun, 18 May 2008 15:00:29 GMT
James Carman a écrit :
> Well then I might not make the jump to 2.0 then.  That way, if we ever
> do make the jump to 2.0 (for API incompatibility reasons), we can
> change the package name.

There were other reasons to jump to 2.0. Several incompatibles change 
will be introduced and the features that were deprecated in 1.2 will be 
removed.

Luc

> 
> On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 5:32 AM,  <luc.maisonobe@free.fr> wrote:
>> OK. The consensus seems to keep the original package name, so this is
>> what I will do.
>>
>> Thanks to all for your comments.
>> Luc
>>
>> ----- Mail Original -----
>> De: "Rahul Akolkar" <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com>
>> À: "Commons Developers List" <dev@commons.apache.org>
>> Envoyé: Vendredi 16 Mai 2008 02:01:21 GMT +01:00 Amsterdam / Berlin / Berne / Rome
/ Stockholm / Vienne
>> Objet: Re: [math] should version 2.0 be targeted to Java 5 ?
>>
>> On 5/15/08, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 12:26 AM, Emmanuel Bourg <ebourg@apache.org> wrote:
>>>  > sebb a écrit :
>>>  >
>>>  >> However AFAICS "jar hell" could still apply to those unknown projects,
>>>  >> and needs to be avoided if at all possible.
>>>  >
>>>  > Well, the probability of jar hell with Commons Math is near zero, I would
>>>  > not annoy all the users with a package change for a very hypothetical issue.
>>>  > When you look at the dependencies on lang [1] or collections [2] you
>>>  > understand why these components must adopt a very careful approach, but
>>>  > [math] is nowhere near this situation.
>>>
>>>
>>> +1, IMO the approach chosen should be decided on a
>>>  component-by-component basis and I don't have a problem with breaking
>>>  compatibilty in a major version of Math, without changing package
>>>  names, if thats what the Math devs want to do.
>>>
>> <snip/>
>>
>> I'll third that.
>>
>> -Rahul
>>
>>
>>>  Niall
>>>
>>>
>>>  > Emmanuel Bourg
>>>  >
>>>  > [1] http://mvnrepository.com/artifact/commons-lang/commons-lang/2.1
>>>  > [2]
>>>  > http://mvnrepository.com/artifact/commons-collections/commons-collections/3.2
>>>
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