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From Ate Douma <...@douma.nu>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Allow unstable 0.x OR -Milestone releases
Date Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:47:14 GMT
On 10/10/2013 01:36 PM, Emmanuel Bourg wrote:
> Le 10/10/2013 13:26, Ate Douma a écrit :
>
>> Thoughts?
>
> A solution could be to change the package for every preview release.
> Something like:
>
>     org.apache.commons.experimental.<componentname><number>
>
> So, for CSV we could release a 0.8 and 0.9 version under the packages:
>
>     org.apache.commons.experimental.csv8
>     org.apache.commons.experimental.csv9
>
> The package translation could probably be automated by the shade plugin,
> such that we keep developing with the org.apache.commons.csv package.

While doing this might be somewhat automated, sure, I still would not favor this.
I think it tries to solve more of a perceived than an actual problem.
And it is not convenient for the experimental end-users either, because they 
most definitely will HAVE to modify their code (manually).

>
> Emmanuel Bourg
>
>
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