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From Jochen Wiedmann <>
Subject Re: [net] binary compatibility be damned
Date Tue, 19 Apr 2011 08:33:54 GMT
On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 10:16 AM, Torsten Curdt <> wrote:

> * source compatibility for x.*.*

Disagreed. I can quote numerous examples of application servers that
come with varying versions of commons-foo, even within my employers
house. Your proposal would mean that I had to create varying jar files
of the applications shared library, depending on the application

I am quite happy with our current policy, that we either maintain
binary compatibility or change the package name. OTOH, I do support
every attempt to drop old stuff by doing the latter.


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