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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [JEXL] Jexl 2.1?
Date Sat, 03 Dec 2011 02:14:05 GMT
On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 5:04 PM, Jörg Schaible <joerg.schaible@gmx.de> wrote:

> Simone Tripodi wrote:
>
> > Hi all guys,
> > I would like to confirm Henri Yandell's concern about the cutting
> > releases :( I honestly think we should speak less and practice more
> > the "releas early and often" karma because the sad reality is... we've
> > been not good on it :(
> > My Maven community experience let me totally astonished, we have
> > released the fluido-skin in ~160 commits and 1 RC, something that
> > would not be possible here.
>
> [snip]
>
> Well, I see Fluido from a customer's view in the same category as Tomcat -
> you do not release a component where other users build upon API-wise. Even
> worse, our components are often used by other third party libraries that
> are
> used to build applications. *Therefore* we take care.
>
> See, when I start a global build in our company the reactor contains over
> 400 projects. I am quite sure that without dependency management I'd end up
> with every single release of commons lang in my local repository that has
> ever been made. The only reason why this works, is that all involved people
> ever took care that the 1.x to 2.x was binary compatible for years (at
> least
> for an upgrade). Now, we introduced lang3 and first components depend on it
> - which is fine. But I realize that I might not get rid of lang 2.x
> probably
> for the next couple of years. I am glad, that we have the possibility to
> use
> lang3 with its up-to-date API, but I am also glad that I currently don't
> end
> up with lang1, lang2, lang3, ... to lang9 ;-)
>

This goes both ways. You might have bugs you do not even know about
/because/ you do not have lang1, lang2, and so on.

Gary

>
> [snip]
>
> - Jörg
>
>
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