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From David Karlsen <davidkarl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [lang] Collections -> Lang
Date Sat, 09 Apr 2011 13:44:30 GMT
We dropped collections in favour of guava and are quite happy with that -
but I'd like to see the MultiKey class survive - any chance for that?

2011/4/7 Simone Tripodi <simonetripodi@apache.org>

> Hi all guys,
> I don't want to hijack the thread but also Discovery was in "critical
> care" but we gave it a new life, if it could help saving
> commons-collections from the die I'm available to help (just the time
> to release discovery)
> Have a nice day!
> Simo
>
> http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
> http://www.99soft.org/
>
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 5:38 PM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Looks fun. I've not used Google Collections much; but equally I don't
> > use Commons Collections much either :)
> >
> > Generally I've seen Guava as akin to Joda Time; it's a better JDK
> > [obviously for a value of better; but I've liked a lot of what I've
> > seen]. Lang is generally just trying to put simple patches on top of
> > the JDK. But it's a very fair point and exactly the reason why I don't
> > want to try and pull in complex data structures - there are other
> > libraries out there focused on them.
> >
> > For now I'll be ignoring the question to get 3.0 done, then look at
> > what in Collections needs to hop on the small Lang lifeboat.
> >
> > Hen
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 11:52 PM, James Ring <sjr@jdns.org> wrote:
> >> Have you seen
> http://google-collections.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/javadoc/com/google/common/collect/Ordering.html
> >> ? This does similar stuff to ReverseComparator and the API is
> >> excellent.
> >>
> >> On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 4:37 PM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>> Deja Vu time.
> >>>
> >>> Collections is dead. I hereby give notice that there are a few basic
> >>> classes in Collections that I want to copy into Lang and genericize
> >>> (ComparableComparator, ReverseComparator etc - dull stuff instead of
> >>> serious data structures).
> >>>
> >>> Vision-wise I'm seeing that as Lang 3.1 (i.e. JIRA's 3.1 is noise; in
> >>> fact I'll rename that to 3.x :) ).
> >>>
> >>> Hen
> >>>
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