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From "James Carman" <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject Re: [math] should version 2.0 be targeted to Java 5 ?
Date Fri, 16 May 2008 10:28:12 GMT
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.

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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