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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [lang] Developer interested in common-lang project
Date Fri, 13 Mar 2009 20:09:34 GMT

Hi, Michael.

 [lang] has been officially marked as targeting 1.5 in its m2 pom, so I suppose you should
feel free to let the patches fly.

Regards,
Matt

--- On Fri, 3/13/09, Michael Wooten <mwooten.dev@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Michael Wooten <mwooten.dev@gmail.com>
> Subject: [lang] Developer interested in common-lang project
> To: dev@commons.apache.org
> Date: Friday, March 13, 2009, 2:22 PM
> Hi.
> I am very interested in contributing to the commons-lang
> project, but would
> like to know the state of it. I've seen several posts in
> JIRA and in the
> developer mailing list about LangTwo and moving to Java 5.0
> for version 3.0.
> The projects I work on for my company have either moved to
> Java 6.0, or in
> the case of one of them, are migrating to Java 5.0. In any
> case, one of the
> reasons we do not utilize commons-lang is its lack of
> Generics. I believe
> the project is highly useful and would be greatly improved
> with Java 5.0
> Generics, varargs, and annotations, but the developer site
> still mentions
> targeting 1.2. Has anything been ratified about the use of
> Java 5.0? I don't
> see many commits to svn. Is commons-lang still being
> maintained or improved?
> I've read mention of a LangTwo branch in the repository,
> but I couldn't find
> it. Does this branch still exist? I would love to help
> contribute to bring
> the project up to Java 5.0 if this is indeed the path.
> 
> Any information at all would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> -Michael
> 


      

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