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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [csv] release 1.0?
Date Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:06:57 GMT
2014-06-30 11:00 GMT+02:00 Tillmann Gaida <tillmann.gaida@gmail.com>:

> It looks like the two issues revolve around the question if record
> separators should always be some combination of CR and LF or if they
> may be more exotic. I think that if someone made the call that
> commons-csv will not support exotic record separators, both issues
> could be closed very quickly. I'd support that call since I don't see
> any use cases for exotic record separators. After all, CSV is a
> specified format and while some tolerance is required to cover what
> has become a family of formats, I think that exotic record separators
> don't play a role here.
>

Nicely said! I'd support this.
What do others think?


>
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 8:58 AM, Gabriel Reid <gabriel.reid@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 3:50 PM, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Alpha, beta, or GA makes no difference if it's made public through maven
> >> central. As soon as something is available there, people will start to
> use
> >> it. This will lead to jar hell, when we decide/have to break BC between
> >> alpha/beta and GA.
> >>
> >> That said I'd just release trunk as 1.0, since nobody among us seems to
> >> have the ability/time to fix the last outstanding issue.
> >
> > +1 to releasing trunk.
> >
> > We had a similar discussion about this a couple of months ago. The
> > fact is that people are using commons-csv now, either by making their
> > own build or by pulling the commons-csv codebase directly into their
> > own codebase, and this will lead to the same jar hell issues when a
> > "real" first release comes out. I think that delaying the release
> > further, particularly for a couple of tickets that have been open for
> > over two years, will only make this problem worse.
> >
> > - Gabriel
> >
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