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From Amey Jadiye <ameyjad...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fwd: RandomStringUtils and RandomStringGenerator
Date Sun, 27 Aug 2017 09:56:48 GMT
I'm ok with quick fix to un-deprecate it in lang but 2nd option seems good
for long term. Its on my to-do list ,  I will see if I can do something on
that.

Regards,
Amey

On Sun, Aug 27, 2017, 3:18 PM Pascal Schumacher <pascalschumacher@gmx.net>
wrote:

> The plan was either to un-deprecate the method in lang or add
> RandomStringUtils  - with the current interface, but using
> RandomStringGenerator - to text.
>
> The first option is easily archived, while the second requires
> significant effort. Also long implements the second option we stick to
> the first option.
>
> Cheers,
> Pascal
>
> Am 23.08.2017 um 21:39 schrieb Amey Jadiye:
> > I think we should keep that deprecated in lang and go with plan discussed
> > in below mail trail.
> >
> > http://markmail.org/message/azxw4nai7fs2laas
> >
> > Regards,
> > Amey
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Gilles <gilles@harfang.homelinux.org>
> > Date: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 7:40 PM
> > Subject: Re: RandomStringUtils and RandomStringGenerator
> > To: user@commons.apache.org
> >
> >
> > Hi.
> >
> > On Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:49:38 -0700, Russell Bolles wrote:
> >
> >> Good afternoon,
> >>
> >> I recently happened to pick up commons-lang:3.6 and noticed that
> >> RandomStringUtils was deprecated in favor of
> >> commons-text:RandomStringGenerator.
> >>
> >> I work on a moderately sized Java service and a quick find usages in
> >> IntelliJ shows that I have 452 usages of RandomStringUtils, mostly in my
> >> tests.
> >>
> >> Was there any discussion of moving the RandomStringUtils class to
> >> commons-text and preserving the API as it stands now? What benefits do
> we
> >> get when throwing out the RandomStringUtils class altogether in favor a
> of
> >> a fluent builder (i.e. RandomStringGenerator).
> >>
> >> I can't emphasize enough how useful it is to be able to create a random
> >> string via a static method especially when writing unit tests.
> >>
> > Good news for you :-)
> >    https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LANG-1346
> >
> > Regards,
> > Gilles
> >
> >
> >> Thank you for your time.
> >>
> >
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