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From Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@scalaris.com>
Subject Re: [net] binary compatibility be damned
Date Tue, 19 Apr 2011 08:41:25 GMT
Jochen Wiedmann wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 10:16 AM, Torsten Curdt <tcurdt@vafer.org> 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
> server.
> 
> 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.

+1 for same reasons

- Jörg


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