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From Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: [codec] Moving on to codec 2.0
Date Tue, 29 Mar 2011 22:24:15 GMT
sebb wrote:

> On 29 March 2011 18:44, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>
>> Now that codec 1.5 is out, I would like thoughts on this plan for codec
>> 2.0:
>>
>> - Create a SVN branch for 1.x
>>
>> Then in trunk:
>> - Correct Maven group id, which implies:
> 
> -1, see below.
> 
>> - Repackage to o.a.c.codec2
> 
> This forces all end-users to edit their source and recompile.
> 
> I think that should be avoided unless the API is also being changed in
> an incompatible way, and then only if it really is impossible to
> maintain backwards compatibility.

Or the API has a big benefit using some kind of Java 5 stuff. If we move to 
2.x we should not limit ourselves in first place, but keep compatibility as 
long as it make sense and is technically possible.

- Jörg


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