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From Sebastian Schelter <ssc.o...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Changing Scala Version to 2.11.x
Date Sun, 24 Aug 2014 19:18:29 GMT
Going to 2.11 also restricts user to libraries that already have a 2.11
version available. Just my 2 cents.

-sebastian
Am 24.08.2014 11:31 schrieb "Till Rohrmann" <trohrmann@apache.org>:

> +1
>
>
> On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 1:10 PM, Sean Owen <srowen@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > My £0.02 -- yes it's an incompatible change, and I think you should
> > move to 2.11 sooner than later. It will get harder as time goes on and
> > eventually you'll have to maintain some 2.xx support after moving
> > ahead for some existing users. You have a load more latitude in
> > incubation. Move fast / break things -- for now.
> >
> > On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 12:02 PM, Aljoscha Krettek <aljoscha@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > > It would require users to move to 2.11 as well. So this might not be
> > such a
> > > good move right now, but that is why I'm asking here.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Aljoscha
> > >
> > >
> > > On Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 9:40 PM, Sebastian Schelter <ssc@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> What does this mean from a user perspective? I'm not sure whether most
> > >> companies are already moving to Scala 2.11. I know from one large
> > company
> > >> that is only conducting the move from 2.9 to 2.10 right now.
> > >>
> > >> Best,
> > >> Sebastian
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On 08/23/2014 05:22 PM, Stephan Ewen wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> +1
> > >>>   Am 23.08.2014 17:16 schrieb "Aljoscha Krettek" <
> aljoscha@apache.org
> > >:
> > >>>
> > >>>  Hi,
> > >>>> what do you guys thing about bumping to 2.11.x. Scala 2.10.x has
a
> > nasty
> > >>>> bug that has been biting me in the arse for years. Now that I'm
> > trying to
> > >>>> bring the Scala API up to feature parity with the Java API I'm
again
> > >>>> wrestling with the bug. (Something to do with type checking, which
> > keeps
> > >>>> me
> > >>>> from using an elegant solution using implicits. I can elaborate
if
> you
> > >>>> want.)
> > >>>>
> > >>>> This would require some changes in the existing Scala code but
they
> > >>>> should
> > >>>> be minor. Also, Scala is still a young and fast-moving language,
so
> > >>>> people
> > >>>> should be used to bumping Scala versions often. By the way, 2.11.0
> is
> > >>>> from
> > >>>> April 2014 and they had to minor releases since, so we are up to
> > 2.11.2
> > >>>> now.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> What do you think?
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Cheers,
> > >>>> Aljoscha
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>
> > >>
> >
>

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