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From Simone Tripodi <simonetrip...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [discuss][Digester] The future of Digester an the Digester3 in sandbox - Take2
Date Sat, 19 Mar 2011 15:26:51 GMT
Hi Phil!!!
thanks for you feedbacks!!! Sure, there's no rush, let's do things
taking the needed time :)
Have a nice weekend, all the best,
Simo

http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
http://www.99soft.org/



On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 4:05 PM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/19/11 4:54 AM, Simone Tripodi wrote:
>> Hi Rahul,
>> thanks once again for the wise suggestions, much more than appreciated!
>>
>> I underestimated the importance of the users over the active
>> developers, so I totally agree with you, moving to dormant is
>> premature.
>>
>> I was aware about breaking APIs compatibility, since we had to face
>> the same problem also in [pool2], I thought it would have been a good
>> idea implementing the sandbox in the o.a.c.digester3[1] package, looks
>> like it is compliant to the suggestions you proposed.
>>
>> I like your idea of branching 1.X, 2.X and put 3 on trunk, shall we
>> call a vote before going on?
> +1
> I don't think we need a VOTE on this, I would say wait a couple of more days to make
sure we have (lazy) consensus and then just do it.
>
>
> Phil
>> Many thanks in advance, have a nice day,
>> Simo
>>
>> [1] http://s.apache.org/VLZ
>>
>> http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
>> http://www.99soft.org/
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 12:45 AM, Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 2:31 PM, Simone Tripodi
>>> <simonetripodi@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> Hi all mates!!!
>>>> I need your support on advising our users that a new version of
>>>> Digester is available on sandbox, I already sent more than once an
>>>> email on users ML but never got a reply, maybe my name is not so
>>>> influent between users or maybe the Digester is not so popular as I
>>>> still think... but I wouldn't have wasted the time I invested :P
>>>>
>>>> So, IMHO there are few points that deserve our attention, such:
>>>>
>>>>  * if the Digester is out of our users' interest, it should be -
>>>> sadly! - moved to the Dormant;
>>> <snip/>
>>>
>>> We've users, though no active developers beyond you -- as long as
>>> you're interested I think a move to dormant is premature.
>>>
>>>
>>>>  * if the previous tense is wrong:
>>>>    * just maintain the current implementation in trunk, or
>>>>    * evaluate if the new Digester3 is a good candidate to replace the
>>>> proper one
>>>>
>>> <snap/>
>>>
>>> Third option would be to do both. More below.
>>>
>>>
>>>> I'm sure that together we can find the right way, for those interested
>>>> knowing more details, Digester3 docs is on[1] with samples.
>>>>
>>> <snip/>
>>>
>>> Having looked at the samples and API, its clearly not compatible (this
>>> is not a statement about its value). I don't think we should use the
>>> same Java packages (oac.digester.*) since this isn't a drop-in
>>> replacement. However, if you are keen on releasing this (I don't have
>>> time to help in near future), an option would be to promote and
>>> release the sandbox code while keeping the oac.digester3.* packages.
>>>
>>> This would mean doing both: (a) retaining current code in 1.x and 2.x
>>> branches in case future releases need to be made on those lines and
>>> (b) moving sandbox code to trunk as 3.x line (while keeping the
>>> oac.digester3.* packages).
>>>
>>> -Rahul
>>>
>>>
>>>> Looking forward to read from you soon, have a nice day!!!
>>>> Simo
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://commons.apache.org/sandbox/digester3/
>>>>
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
>>>> http://www.99soft.org/
>>>>
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