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From Stephen Colebourne <scolebou...@joda.org>
Subject Re: [codec] getting the bmpm code out there
Date Fri, 12 Aug 2011 14:16:37 GMT
On 12 August 2011 14:54, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> We have lang3 and digester3 under our belts now with new packages. Are
>> we going to change policy again? I hope not. We sure spent a lot of
>> time on this and thought we made a sane decision as a community.
>> Joda-time is its own world can do what it wants but I'd like to keep
>> my sanity in commons land with clear and consistent policies ;)
>
> It's not a change in policy; lang3 and digester3 are exceptions.

I think of the rule as "if there are any significant (non long
deprecated) backwards incompatibilities, then a new package name is
needed, otherwise try as hard as possible to retain the same package
name".

Stephen

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