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From Paul Benedict <pbened...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [lang] 3.0, what's in; what's out
Date Sat, 14 Mar 2009 23:14:36 GMT
Jorg, nothing is wrong with that. I missed that option. Thanks for
pointing it out.

Paul

On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 3:38 PM, Oliver Heger
<oliver.heger@oliver-heger.de> wrote:
> May I repeat my proposal [1] to add some utility classes related to
> concurrency?
>
> Oliver
>
> [1] http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@commons.apache.org/msg08095.html
>
> Henri Yandell schrieb:
>>
>> Starting up a thread for cleanup discussions on Lang.
>>
>> I've removed the enum (was a blocker on JDK 5) and enums (people need
>> to use real enums now) packages from Lang's trunk and moved them to a
>> lang-backcompat sibling component. I've not made it a branch, it lives
>> at the same level as trunk and will need its future to be decided.
>>
>> An EnumUtils class has been added to the main lang package.
>>
>> I also think the exception package should go. Again - the JDK has
>> support for this now and there's no strong value in Lang having an
>> alternative to stop people thinking about JDK 1.5. The ExceptionUtils
>> class should move up to the main lang package and needs to have the
>> Nestable Lang code removed from it. Presumably it still has value.
>>
>> Some of the Date code is tempting to delete. Either due to buginess,
>> or general 'this isn't that cool' ness.
>>
>> JVMRandom should go. I'm not convinced it's had much use.
>>
>> IDKey should move to package scoping - I've not seen an argument made
>> yet for it being public.
>>
>> Fraction is up for debate. Do we cede this to Commons Math. Sure it
>> might add another jar to some people's code, but probably good for
>> them to be more aware of Math.
>>
>> WordUtils and StringEscapeUtils both strike me as 'desirable but
>> flawed'. We should consider overhauls.
>>
>> The Security requiring stuff in builder for reflection needs to go
>> away imo. Makes it less than useful.
>>
>> We need a PackageUtils in reflect.
>>
>> We need to consider if there are any annotations that are valuable to
>> be pseudo-standard.
>>
>> I'm still partial to a RegexUtils.
>>
>> Plus general generifying, varargs, autoboxing.
>>
>> Deletion of all deprecated methods/classes.
>>
>> And the various other backwards incompatible changes that people have
>> been requesting.
>>
>> Hen
>>
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