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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: When to create a new major release - Was [VOTE][CANCEL] The vote for commons-email-1.3 based on RC2 in cancelled
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2012 14:13:54 GMT
On 11 January 2012 13:18, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 1:55 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11 January 2012 11:42, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 9:06 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> The list is pretty concrete.
>>>>> It does not say anything on binary compatibility (or i didn't find it).
>>>>
>>>> "Release B is said to be fully-compatible with Release A if B can
>>>> simply replace A in (nearly) all circumstances and deployments without
>>>> changing the client code or configuration, and without changing the
>>>> semantics of any public or protected member. "
>>>
>>> And:
>>>
>>> "Generally speaking, a fully-compatible change will at most change the
>>> private interface of a component, or simply add classes, methods and
>>> attributes whose use is optional to both internal and external
>>> interface clients."
>>>
>>> Have we defined internal/external interfaces for [email] or other
>>> components? How are they defined? Are they excluded from the clirr
>>> report? I think Henri brought that questions up already
>>
>> The setter methods at least are clearly external.
>
> True.
>
> We should resurrect the discussion on "internal" package naming though

As a separate thread please.

>>
>>> Cheers
>>> Christian
>>>
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