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From "Rahul Akolkar" <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] should version 2.0 be targeted to Java 5 ?
Date Fri, 16 May 2008 00:01:21 GMT
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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