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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [compress] Potential Backwards Incompatible Change to JAR Package
Date Thu, 21 Jul 2011 01:43:43 GMT
On 2011-07-20, Torsten Curdt wrote:

>> Personally I don't expect anybody to use the JAR package at all today
>> so I'd do with a warning, apply the patch and keep 1.2 as the version
>> number for the next release.  Other options would be the "convoluted
>> implementation", "just don't fix it" or a bump to version 2.0.

> Haven't looked at the diff but from your description I am OK with
> applying it for 1.2.

I'll postpone the question of version number for now since I seriously
started to look into dealing with the common owner and permissions
fields in the various ArchiveEntry implementations and this may lead to
more backwards incompatible changes anyway.


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