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From "David Van Couvering" <da...@vancouvering.com>
Subject Re: NetBeans project metadata into Derby?
Date Fri, 29 Jun 2007 18:12:35 GMT
I think that will work.  We could have nbproject-5.5, nbproject-6.0, etc.

On 6/29/07, Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hatlen@sun.com> wrote:
> David Van Couvering <david@vancouvering.com> writes:
>
> > So, the message is, guaranteed compatibility from older to newer
> > version, but no guarantee from newer version to older version.  And,
> > once you open a project with a newer version, it is auto-upgraded to
> > that new version's format.
>
> OK, so it sounds like there could be problems, like extra diffs, if
> people use different versions. What about adding a directory which
> contain project file templates instead? Then one could just do a "cp -r
> tools/templates/nbproject ." or something each time a new copy was
> checked out. That would allow users to do customizations without
> conflicting with the checked-in template. The same thing could be done
> for other IDEs as well.
>
> > On 6/28/07, David Van Couvering <david@vancouvering.com> wrote:
> >> I didn't get any answer from the user community about about project
> >> file portability between versions, I"m going to try another channel...
> >>
> >> On 6/28/07, Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hatlen@sun.com> wrote:
> >> > David Van Couvering <david@vancouvering.com> writes:
> >> >
> >> > > I don't know about the guaranteed compatibility between major
> >> > > versions, but I did notice that I could open a project in NB 5.5 that
> >> > > I created in NB 6, so things look pretty stable.  But you're right,
> >> > > that's a concern.  I'll ask around and see if I can find out how
> >> > > that's addressed, and get back to this list.
> >> > >
> >> > > All local changes are stored in a directory called 'private'.  If
you
> >> > > svn:ignore this directory, then what gets checked in is fully portable
> >> > > across user environments.
> >> >
> >> > Thanks for checking this out, David. It sounds OK to me. If it ever
> >> > becomes a problem, there's always the possibility of backing it out.
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Knut Anders
> >> >
> >>
>
> --
> Knut Anders
>

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