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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [lang] alpha package
Date Thu, 07 Apr 2011 15:42:04 GMT
On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 8:32 AM, Jochen Wiedmann
<jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 5:28 PM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I think a separate jar would be lot less valuable - that basically
>> makes it a separate project/branch etc. Even if we mess around in
>> Maven to produce multiple jars, we're still create two separate
>> artifacts simply to deal with any tooling for binary compat checking
>> that don't have a filter.
>>
>> Am I missing some element of binary compatibility that would cause
>> havoc; or is this a case where the havoc it will cause is entirely
>> intended? i.e. "Here be dragons" will allow dragons.
>
> I'm not completely sure to understand what you are precisely
> proposing, but one thing is sure: If you start distributing it as part
> of a public release, then it will be used, whatever you name the
> package. And if that's the case, then I'd clearly bring up the
> question of binary compatibility.

There is no question :)

The answer is "It's not compatible", the same way it would be for an
alpha (or beta if necessary) release.

Hen

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