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From Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vote][sandbox] Proposal for Digester3 sandbox
Date Mon, 24 Jan 2011 02:25:26 GMT
On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 9:11 PM, Simone Tripodi
<simonetripodi@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi Rahul!!! :)
> thanks for your feedbacks!!! this time I would like to experiment in
> the sandbox an almost complete rewrite of Digester, simplifying the
> actual design centralizing the configuration - and loosing
> retro-compatibility. Moreover I would like doing a strong code
> polishing, removing deprecated APIs at first stage.
>
<snip/>

If we're losing compatibility in the core component APIs due to a
major rewrite, it may be better as a new component rather than the
next major release.

-Rahul


> The idea can, of course, be ported also on the current Digester
> implementation, so once the sandbox will be completed we could apply
> the new feature also on 2.X and at the same time think about a
> possible 3.X.
> WDYT?
> Have a nice day, all the best,
> Simo
>
> http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
> http://www.99soft.org/
>
>
>
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 11:08 PM, Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 1:23 PM, Simone Tripodi
>> <simonetripodi@apache.org> wrote:
>>> Hi all guys,
>>> I would like to propose a new sandbox to experiment a fresh,
>>> different, new set of Digester APIs that strongly uses a DSL for rules
>>> configuration.
>>> As described in the original proposal[1], the idea comes from a James
>>> Carman's comment on an old Digester issue, so his
>>> help/guidance/mentoring would be more than appreciated.
>>> Please cast your vote, if there are no objections I would like to
>>> start this work in the sandbox and try to promote as TLP with your
>>> help/mentoring/involvement.
>> <snip/>
>>
>> This would be in addition to the existing digester APIs? I think we
>> want to be compatible so don't know if it makes sense to remove/change
>> existing APIs.
>>
>> The sandbox is always open for experimentation, no objections there.
>>
>> -Rahul
>>
>>
>>> I really hope this could be point of your interest that makes you
>>> curious enough to participate!
>>> Have a nice day, all the best,
>>> Simo
>>>
>>> [1] http://markmail.org/message/5ry2lmfkpxkrqwh6
>>>
>>> http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
>>> http://www.99soft.org/
>>>
>>

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