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From Paul Benedict <pbened...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Commons Time?
Date Tue, 07 Jul 2009 16:09:47 GMT
Perhaps we're approaching this wrong. If we need common utilities for
a JSR that's yet to be released, why not submit them straight to
Stephen? I don't see why Apache should take this on while the JSR
isn't finished.

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Craig L Russell<Craig.Russell@sun.com> wrote:
> Hi Henri,
>
> On Jul 7, 2009, at 12:16 AM, Henri Yandell wrote:
>
>> Until the new time stuff is in Java - I'm hesistant to have it in
>> Lang. Yet I also don't want to do anymore work on Date based code in
>> Lang :)
>
> It might be years before there's an update to Java SE (Sun/Oracle's
> intentions regarding a new JSR in which 310 would go aren't at all clear).
>
> If stuff in Lang is supposed to be in sync with Java SE, maybe not good to
> put Time in there.
>
> But I don't see any issues with a new Commons Time sub-project. I'd hope
> that Commons Time would move faster than Java SE anyway...
>
> Craig
>>
>> On Sat, Jul 4, 2009 at 7:42 AM, Paul Benedict<pbenedict@apache.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> I'd rather see it in Commons Lang.
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 4:09 PM, Henri Yandell<flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Pondering an idea of a Commons Time package that would sit on top of
>>>> Joda Time/JSR 310. Lang's time package functionality would go in
>>>> there, along with various enhancement ideas. The less core stuff than
>>>> the JSR handles. Items like:
>>>>
>>>> * DateSequence, which would handle an open issue [LANG-347] for a
>>>> 'addWeekDays' type item. Rather than adding and changing the date, you
>>>> would walk along the sequence and get the date. Or something.
>>>> * RandomDate [LANG-350]
>>>> * DateFormatUtils
>>>> * DateUtils (definitely rewritten on top of Joda)
>>>> * DurationFormatUtils (likewise)
>>>> * FastDateFormat
>>>>
>>>> Probably not StopWatch.
>>>>
>>>> Anyway, pondering people's thoughts; plus any info Stephen might have
>>>> on whether this is insane or not :)
>>>>
>>>> Hen
>>>>
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> Craig L Russell
> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://db.apache.org/jdo
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> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>
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