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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Backwards incompatible changes and package names (was: Re: [VOTE] Release Commons VFS 2.0)
Date Mon, 08 Nov 2010 09:54:13 GMT
On 8 November 2010 07:32, Gary Gregory <GGregory@seagullsoftware.com> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jcarman@carmanconsulting.com [mailto:jcarman@carmanconsulting.com] On
>> Behalf Of James Carman
>> Sent: Sunday, November 07, 2010 18:14
>> To: Commons Developers List
>> Subject: Re: Backwards incompatible changes and package names (was: Re: [VOTE]
>> Release Commons VFS 2.0)
>>
>> On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 9:02 PM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I would not -1 the release, but I would encourage the RM to consider making
>> > it 1.x if there are no compat breaks.
>> >
>>
>> So, how about now that we know there are compat breaks?  I would -1
>> the release now that we know the API is in fact "broken" between 1 and
>> 2 and they're not doing the package/artifactId change (barring any
>> justification why we think it's okay).
>
> Well, that should settle it. API-breakage -> new major version -> package/artifactId
change.
>
> So we can take this RC, do the above changes, then keep move on to a Java 5 themed release
for 2.1.

I think we ought to remove the deprecations as well, otherwise they
cannot be removed until 3.0, which I assume will require yet another
package/artid change.

>
> Gary
>
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