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From Pascal Schumacher <pascalschumac...@gmx.net>
Subject Re: [LANG] Releasing 3.6.1
Date Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:25:14 GMT
What I really wanted to say was:

I'm for keeping RandomStringUtils undeprecated in lang.

Sorry,
Pascal

Am 06.09.2017 um 21:20 schrieb Gary Gregory:
> On Sep 6, 2017 12:31, "Pascal Schumacher" <pascalschumacher@gmx.net> wrote:
>
> I'm for keeping RandomStringUtils in lang (at least in 3.x).
>
>
> It has to stay in 3.x no matter what to maintain BC.
>
> Gary
>
>
>
> Am 06.09.2017 um 12:55 schrieb Rob Tompkins:
>
>> On Sep 6, 2017, at 3:34 AM, Amey Jadiye <ameyjadiye@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Rob,
>>>
>>> Looking at frequency I think more number of requests coming
>>> for RandomStringUtils for its simplicity.
>>>
>>> RandomStringGenerator is strong , flexible but one can't use it quickly.
>>> Also I think this tool should belong in Commons text's arsenal. I'm not
>>> only moving RandomStringUtils  to text but changing its core logic with
>>> using
>>> RandomStringGenerator which seems fair to me. So finally we should release
>>> text-1.2 rather doing rollback of deprecation and release lang 3.6.1,
>>> WDYT
>>> ?
>>>
>>> I definitely lean this direction, but if I recall correctly we drew “line
>> between [lang] and [text]” to be: a piece of functionality should go in
>> [lang] if the arbitrary java developer would probably want it, whereas text
>> is geared towards folks actually doing text manipulation [1].
>>
>> Personally I’m a +0 to +1 on doing this, but I wanted to gauge other
>> folks’ thoughts here because I feel like we’re in that grey area here. That
>> said, I’m perfectly willing to roll a 1.2 [text] release.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> -Rob
>>
>> [1] http://markmail.org/message/a2urysnxvxihfoto
>>
>> Regards,
>>> Amey
>>>
>>> On Wed, Sep 6, 2017, 12:00 AM Rob Tompkins <chtompki@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Sep 5, 2017, at 11:00 AM, Amey Jadiye <ameyjadiye@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Hello Benedikt,
>>>>>
>>>>> How about we keep that deprecated in lang and release Text-1.2 ?
>>>>>
>>>> [snip]
>>>>
>>>> I’m on board with this if folks are complaining and the original intent
>>>> was to deprecate things in [lang]. Why not roll forward as opposed to
>>>> backwards?
>>>>
>>>> But, that opens the question: Is RandomStringUtils something that most
>>>> folks would want (i.e. should it be in [lang] or [text])? I think that
>>>> question is more the heart of the problem here. Either direction seems
>>>> reasonable to me.
>>>>
>>>> Thoughts?
>>>>
>>>> -Rob
>>>>
>>>> I will
>>>>> submit changes [1] related to this in fact i'm fixing couple of failing
>>>>> test cases ATM. If you are planning to release 3.6.1 just to remove
>>>>> deprecation and  deprecate RandomStringUtils back in Lang - 3.7 I'm fine
>>>>> with that as well.
>>>>>
>>>>> [1]. https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TEXT-101
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 10:47 AM, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org>
>>>>>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> since we’re getting more and more requests about the deprecation
of
>>>>>> RandomStringUtils, I’m thinking about releasing the current state
of
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> master branch as 3.6.1. I may have time to push an RC sometime this
>>>>>>
>>>>> week.
>>>>> So if you have some fixes you want to include, please do so now.
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>> Benedikt
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