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From Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: [COLLECTIONS] Advice on API Changes?
Date Fri, 18 Sep 2009 06:44:55 GMT
Hi Hen,

Henri Yandell wrote at Freitag, 18. September 2009 07:20:

> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 9:00 PM, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org>
> wrote:
>> On 2009-09-17, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Though it wouldn't make Gump's life any easier. In fact life would get
>>> worse until they set up a separate v3 version anyway. Which I think is
>>> what's happened for Lang.
>>
>> Yes this is what we did - and likely will do for collections.
>>
>> So the answer to my initial question is that projects are expected to
>> depend on the latest release of collections or trunk but can't expect to
>> work with both.
>>
>> Are you expecting to change the groupId as well?  This would make Gump's
>> live easier ;-)
> 
> I think so. Even if we elected to use the same package name, but were
> not backwards compatible, I would still see us changing group name.
> Same for Lang.

We agree here, however, the first question, we should answer is: Does
collections-3 has to be incompatible i.e. is this only a temporary issue
for Gump or should we make a hard cut?

- Jörg


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