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From Gilles <gil...@harfang.homelinux.org>
Subject Re: [LANG] Releasing 3.6.1
Date Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:05:33 GMT
On Wed, 6 Sep 2017 06:55:49 -0400, Rob Tompkins wrote:
>> 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.

"Grey area" should favour small components.

Gilles

>
> 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
>>>


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