commons-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VFS] next release
Date Thu, 08 Dec 2011 11:20:28 GMT
On 8 December 2011 11:01, 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?

Because AIUI VFS3 targets Java 1.7 up; it won't work on Java 1.5 or 1.6.

I hope no-one is suggesting that VFS no longer be developed for Java
1.6 just yet.

> - Jörg
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@commons.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@commons.apache.org
>

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@commons.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@commons.apache.org


Mime
View raw message