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From Rory Winston <rory.wins...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Commons Net 1.5 / 2.0 Releases
Date Tue, 20 May 2008 22:56:51 GMT
Can I just add, it's a major release (1.5 -> 2.0).


Rory Winston wrote:
> This is totally irrelevant. It's called refactoring.
>
>
> Oberhuber, Martin wrote:
>> I agree that I cannot see a strong argument for such a
>> Breaking change. In general, binary backward compatibility
>> For a lib with such a wide distribution should be maintained
>> If there are no strong arguments against maintaining it.
>>
>> In this case, it looks like the various clients are small
>> Enough to live in a single package.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> -- 
>> Martin Oberhuber, Senior Member of Technical Staff, Wind River
>> Target Management Project Lead, DSDP PMC Member
>> http://www.eclipse.org/dsdp/tm
>>  
>>  
>>
>>  
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Rory Winston [mailto:rory.winston@gmail.com] Sent: Montag, 19. 
>>> Mai 2008 23:19
>>> To: Commons Developers List
>>> Subject: Re: Commons Net 1.5 / 2.0 Releases
>>>
>>> I think this was just a logical reorganization of the source code. A 
>>> lot of stuff was bundled in together that probably should have been 
>>> in separate packages for clarity in the first place. I dont think 
>>> these classes are widely used at all. If they are, its a pretty 
>>> simple matter to fix (CTRL+SHIFT+O in Eclipse will fix it instantly, 
>>> for instance).
>>>
>>> Rory
>>>
>>> Niall Pemberton wrote:
>>>    
>>>> >From a quick scan of Net 2.0 the there has been the following
>>>> re-organization in Net 2.0:
>>>>
>>>> o.a.c.n.CharGenTCPClient moved to o.a.c.n.chargen package
>>>> o.a.c.n.CharGenUDPClient moved to o.a.c.n.chargen package
>>>> o.a.c.n.DaytimeTCPClient moved to o.a.c.n.daytime package
>>>> o.a.c.n.DaytimeUDPClient moved to o.a.c.n.daytime package
>>>> o.a.c.n.DiscardTCPClient moved to o.a.c.n.discard package
>>>> o.a.c.n.DiscardUDPClient moved to o.a.c.n.discard package
>>>> o.a.c.n.EchoTCPClient moved to o.a.c.n.echo package
>>>> o.a.c.n.EchoUDPClient moved to o.a.c.n.echo package
>>>> o.a.c.n.FingerClient moved to o.a.c.n.finger package
>>>> o.a.c.n.TimeTCPClient moved to o.a.c.n.time package
>>>> o.a.c.n.TimeUDPClient moved to o.a.c.n.time package
>>>> o.a.c.n.WhoisClient moved to o.a.c.n.whois package
>>>>
>>>> Are these package moves necessary - looks like were just going to
>>>> inflict unecessary pain on the users? If the Net devs still       
>>> think its
>>>    
>>>> a good idea, then it would provide users with an upgrade path if the
>>>> the new packages are added in Net 1.5 and the old classes       
>>> with the old
>>>    
>>>> package names deprecated.
>>>>
>>>> Niall
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 6:29 PM, Niklas Gustavsson       
>>> <niklas@protocol7.com> wrote:
>>>    
>>>>        
>>>>> I would prefer to get 2.0 out there as well. I would         
>>> rather see us be
>>>    
>>>>> fixing bugs as found by users than keeping it around for         
>>> even longer
>>>    
>>>>> in the current state. It's time to get it out there.
>>>>>
>>>>> /niklas
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 6:35 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>            
>>>>>> I think 1.5 is closer to being ready for a release than 2.0.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Given that any bugs that are found in 1.5 are probably going to be
>>>>>> present in 2.0 as well, I would like to suggest that 1.5        
  
>>> is released
>>>    
>>>>>> first, and 2.0 after there has been some time for people        
  
>>> to use 1.5 in
>>>    
>>>>>> earnest.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Are there any JIRA issues which still need to be fixed for 1.5?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 17/05/2008, Rory Winston <rory.winston@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>                
>>>>>>> Martin/Sebb
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  Are we ready to cut another RC? I can do so if you guys 
>>>>>>>             
>>> are happy with
>>>    
>>>>>>> where we're at.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  Rory
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  Oberhuber, Martin wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>                    
>>>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>>>  just wondering, what's currently holding off a release 
>>>>>>>>               
>>> of Commons Net
>>>    
>>>>>>>> 1.5 / 2.0?
>>>>>>>>  Many issues have been sorted out after the last        
      
>>> release candidates, when
>>>    
>>>>>>>> can
>>>>>>>> we expect a new RC to review? Is there anything         
     
>>> particular that I could
>>>    
>>>>>>>> help
>>>>>>>> with?
>>>>>>>>  Cheers,
>>>>>>>> -- 
>>>>>>>> Martin Oberhuber, Senior Member of Technical Staff, Wind
River
>>>>>>>> Target Management Project Lead, DSDP PMC Member
>>>>>>>> http://www.eclipse.org/dsdp/tm
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
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