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From Gary Gregory <GGreg...@seagullsoftware.com>
Subject RE: [all] Rebooting commons projects
Date Wed, 13 May 2009 01:23:39 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Gregory [mailto:GGregory@seagullsoftware.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 6:19 PM
> To: Commons Developers List
> Subject: RE: [all] Rebooting commons projects
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: James Carman [mailto:james@carmanconsulting.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 5:33 PM
> > To: Commons Developers List
> > Subject: Re: [all] Rebooting commons projects
> >
> > On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 7:12 PM, Stephen Colebourne
> > <scolebourne@btopenworld.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Lets also say that the new project name cannot be numerically based,
> so
> > no
> > > [lang2] or [lang5] projects, thats way too confusing. But [lang-ng]
> > would be
> > > ok.
> >
> > And, when we want to "reboot" again, we name it [lang-nng]?
> 
> Right. I like what ApacheDs has done: 1.0.2 vs. 1.5: "The next version
> after 1.0 is named 1.5, because we not only added some new functionalities
> [sic], but we also switched to Java 5." [1]
> 
> Gary

Ah, em, we cannot do exactly that of course but the idea is that a new project/version can
reflect two ideas: A new JRE requirement and/or a new implementation of the project SO different
to warrant a new project. Personally, I'd be happy with a [lang] 3.0 based on Java 5.

Gary

> 
> [1] http://directory.apache.org/apacheds/1.5/index.html
> 
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