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From Antonio Gallardo <agalla...@agssa.net>
Subject Re: Resurrecting some removed components
Date Sat, 17 Dec 2005 00:43:10 GMT
Hi Berin,

Please read comments between lines.... :-)

Berin Loritsch wrote:

> Sasvata (Shash) Chatterjee wrote:
>> All,
>> We briefly brought this topic up, but the discussion around the release
>> overwhelmed this topic.
>> Can we get a bit of feedback on this?
>> I'd like to see the following removed libraries resurrected into the
>> deprecated modules directory, so we can bring them up to the latest
>> Framework/Logkit JARs.  Users should have no expectation of ongoing
>> maintenance, beyond compatibility with the other JARs.  But, if someone
>> were to contribute patches occasionally, I really don't see much harm in
>> adding those in either.  I know the goal is to encourage projects to
>> move to Apache commons or other libraries, but for projects that haven't
>> yet, or cannot afford to for some reason, it'd be nice to have this
>> (similar reason to why we did the Excalibur project in the first place).
>> Here's my list:
>> excalibur-i18n
>> excalibur-io
>> excalibur-naming
>> excalibur-cache
>> excalibur-configuration
> Isn't IO incorporated into Commons IO?
> Naming is now in Codehaus--it being Peter D's code and all.  There 
> shouldn't be any need for compatibility changes as I don't even think 
> it uses framework.

Can you point to the project. I was unable to find it. I will like to 
switch it cocoon.

> Caching is something that was started and never finished or validated 
> from what I recall.  The sole developer on that component has been 
> unavailable for many moons.
> The configuration and i18n modules I can't remember too much about, 
> however using standard J2SE calls to resource bundles is actually a 
> bit more reliable.

Can you explain more about it?

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo.

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