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From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] [LANG] Release Commons Lang 3.0 (based on RC2)
Date Mon, 11 Apr 2011 06:44:37 GMT
Hi Hen,

Henri Yandell wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Phil Steitz <>


>> * One last nit - why did we decide to dump the Ant build. Version
>> 2.6 seems to have a working Ant build. Why wouldn't the same build
>> work for 3.0. If you are OK with this, I will try to get the Ant
>> build restored.
> IIRC, because no one was maintaining it. I've dumped other Ant builds
> in other components too over the last 4 years (along with maven1
> builds). I'm generally -1 to the "there are many ways to build it"
> approach. It takes the pain of dealing with one build system and
> increases it to 3x the pain. [manage build1, manage build2 and then
> ensure build1 and build2 stay in sync].

Same here. Why deliver two build scripts .. is anybody actually keen on 
ensuring that both builds generate the same stuff? What do we vote on then?

- Jörg

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