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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Digester] Updating POM metadata
Date Wed, 21 Jul 2010 19:49:22 GMT
On 21 July 2010 20:40, Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 9:36 PM, Simone Tripodi
> <simone.tripodi@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> * the parent POM is still referenced at version 15;
>> * the groupId is still commons-digester and not yet org.apache.commons.
>>
>> Should that data be modified?
>
> Change the parent POM: Yes.

Agreed.

> Change the groupId: Most definitely not. This would be an incompatible
> change and might break build systems like Maven, Ivy, etc.

Certainly one cannot change the groupID in a minor release.

Changing groupId in a major release is potentially possible,
especially if there are big API or package name changes.
In that case it's almost like releasing a brand new component, as the
users would have to make major changes anyway.

> Jochen
>
>
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