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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [all] Rebooting commons projects
Date Wed, 13 May 2009 13:22:55 GMT



--- On Wed, 5/13/09, Jörg Schaible <joerg.schaible@gmx.de> wrote:

> From: Jörg Schaible <joerg.schaible@gmx.de>
> Subject: Re: [all] Rebooting commons projects
> To: dev@commons.apache.org
> Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2009, 12:57 AM
> James Carman wrote at Mittwoch, 13.
> Mai 2009 04:30:
> 
> > On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 9:38 PM, Dan Fabulich <dan@fabulich.com>
> wrote:
> >> If you feel like you'd want to call it "lang2" or
> "lang-ng" then just
> >> call it lang 2.0 or 3.0 or whatever and keep a
> lang-1.x branch around for
> >> stability fixes.
> > 
> > I thought we agreed that we would "jump" major version
> numbers (as you
> > suggest here I think) whenever we are going to break
> backwards
> > compatibility (which would include "next generation"
> type changes).
> > Then, we would change the package name to match to
> avoid the "jar
> > hell" issue.
> 
> +1
> 

Add another voice to the pile saying that solutions other than a major version number bump
don't seem to scale.

-Matt

> > I don't like the "ng" stuff either.  What's
> next?  Commons Lang Deep
> > Space 9?  :)  Doesn't a new major version
> number imply "next
> > generation"?
> 
> Hehehe ... reloaded? Fortunately we're forward bound,
> otherwise we would
> additionally talk about "origins" :))
> 
> - Jörg
> 
> 
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