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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [LANG] Releasing 3.6.1
Date Wed, 06 Sep 2017 19:20:51 GMT
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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