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From Thomas Neidhart <>
Subject Re: [collections] Cleanup of trunk
Date Tue, 03 Jul 2012 21:43:20 GMT
On 07/03/2012 11:04 PM, Jörg Schaible wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> Thomas Neidhart wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I recently started to work more on collections and cleaning up the trunk
>> to make it a candidate for a release and would like to ask a few
>> questions:
>>  - there is still lots of javadoc missing, moving the source code level
>>    to Java 1.6 would allow the use of @Override in more places (instead
>>    of putting a /** {inheritDoc} */ everywhere)
>>    this has been discussed for vfs a few weeks ago, and my
>>    understanding was that this proposal was well received, so what do
>>    you think about doing the same for collections?
>>  - unit tests: there are currently two unit tests for certain classes
>>    that are almost similar, e.g. TestListOrderedMap and
>>    TestListOrderedMap2. Does anybody know why this exists?
>>    also I would like to go to annotation based unit tests like in the
>>    other components and rename the tests to the common style:
>>    ClassNameTest.
>>  - consistency with commons rules. There are several things that are
>>    different to other components atm:
>>    o authors contained in source files
>>    o no changes.xml to track changes
>>    o since and version tags are a bit different
>>    o package.html should be
>>    and I guess other things too that I have not spotted yet.
>> Are there any objections / suggestions to continue with the cleanup?
> A short overview clearly indicates that cc4 won't be a drop-in replacement 
> for cc3. Therefore we have to change the groupId/artifactId now to 
> org.apache.commons:commons-collections4 and the package should be renamed to 
> org.apache.commons.collections4 (according the rules we used for lang3).

Yes, there is already an issue for this: COLLECTIONS-382. The question
is do we change asap or shortly before a release (the way it was done
for commons-math afaik)?


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