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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VFS] next release
Date Thu, 08 Dec 2011 11:20:25 GMT
On Dec 8, 2011, at 6:01, "Jörg Schaible" <joerg.schaible@scalaris.com> wrote:

> sebb wrote:
>
>> On 8 December 2011 07:11, Jörg Schaible <joerg.schaible@scalaris.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Gary Gregory wrote:
>>>
>>>> I am thinking of a different package name, not just version for VFS on
>>>> Java 7 because we might want to release more VFS2-based versions that do
>>>> break binary compatibility.
>>>>
>>>> We can retain the VFS name and brand for the project, but I'd prefer
>>>> o.a.c.vfs<n> to be for VFS2 based work and to create o.a.c.filesystem
>>>> (or fs) for Java 7 FileSystem-based work.
>>>>
>>>> Thoughts?
>>>
>>> Until now we had the policy to add the major number to the package name
>>> i.e. this is org.apache.commons.vfs3 here.
>>
>> As I already mentioned earlier in this thread, that may clash with
>> updates to VFS 2.x that need a new package name.
>
> And how long do you expect that both branches are actively developed? It
> took years from 1.x to 2.x. And why should someone start active development
> with vfs2 if there's already vfs3 around?

If I am limited to java 5 and 6.

G

> The same situation is now with
> vfs1. Why would I select as user vfs1 now?
>
> - Jörg
>
>
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