commons-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] top-level package name
Date Tue, 19 May 2009 15:07:24 GMT
On 19/05/2009, Gilles Sadowski <gilles@harfang.homelinux.org> wrote:
> Hi.
>
>
>  > Given that there *are* incompatibilities, I am +1 on the package renaming.
>  >
>
> >> Should we change the top level package name from org.apache.commons.math to
org.apache.commons.math2 ?
>  >>
>
>
> I don't understand why version 2.0 should be assimilated to a new project.
>  Is there someone who is going to work on the v1.2 code base? If not, what is
>  the gain?
>  Anyone who has an application that runs under v1.2 can still use the
>  old JAR, which will be forever compatible.

Yes, that's fine for many applications.

Howver, the application could include other software that required a
later version of Math; the only sure way to avoid clashes is to use
different class names.

>  As it has been said, upgrading to a new major release may involve
>  incompatible changes.
>
>
>  Gilles
>
>
>  ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>  To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@commons.apache.org
>  For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@commons.apache.org
>
>

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@commons.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@commons.apache.org


Mime
View raw message