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From Brett Porter <brett.por...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Specs directory structure
Date Mon, 31 Oct 2005 20:20:56 GMT
Yes, version ranges work, but simply omitting the version won't do it.

You could have [2.4,2.5) to pick up 2.4, 2.4-1, 2.4-2, etc. though.

Cheers,
Brett

On 11/1/05, Dain Sundstrom <dain@iq80.com> wrote:
> Oh, I thought one of the big features of m2 was support for version
> ranges.
>
> BTW I find the name servlet-2.4-1.0 confusing myself.
>
> -dain
>
> On Oct 31, 2005, at 12:10 PM, Brett Porter wrote:
>
> > Actually, I meant a version of 2.4-1, 2.4-2.
> >
> > I think there is advantages and disadvantages to each, so I'll let you
> > all decide what's best to work with. I just wanted to point out that
> > omitting the version won't work so it'll need to be specified, and
> > personally I'd find that a bit confusing presented with:
> >
> > servlet-2.4-1.0.
> >
> > - Brett
> >
> > On 11/1/05, Dain Sundstrom <dain@iq80.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Just to clarify you mean we should have this:
> >>
> >>    <groupId>org.apache.geronimo.specs</groupId>
> >>    <artifactId>servlet-2.4</artifactId>
> >>    <name>Geronimo :: Servlet API</name>
> >>    <version>1</version>
> >>
> >> So the version number is a single non-dotted increasing integer?
> >>
> >> BTW for most APIs we will be able to simply release a certified
> >> version and never update, but for some APIs, like JavaMail, are
> >> mostly implementation code, we will have to to patch releases.  Also
> >> if we get into the habit of adding JavaDoc documentation over time,
> >> we will have to do periodic release to get the line numbers in the
> >> debug symbols to match-up.
> >>
> >> -dain
> >>
> >> On Oct 30, 2005, at 9:29 PM, Brett Porter wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>> I think this versioning has potential to be confusing, and the
> >>> omission of <version/> below doesn't actually do that - though it
is
> >>> probably possible with a version of (,) that includes everything.
> >>>
> >>> Personally, I'd prefer to have:
> >>> servlet-api-2.4
> >>> servlet-api-2.4-1
> >>> servlet-api-2.4-2
> >>> or similar.
> >>>
> >>> (Technically, the last "build number" is used for rebuilding the
> >>> same
> >>> source code, not patching, but I think the alternative of 2.4.x
> >>> creates some more confusion and the above will work as intended).
> >>> Ideally, once 2.4 is compliant you don't need to release it again
> >>> anyway :)
> >>>
> >>> Perhaps when we have proper spec-dependency handling in Maven it
> >>> might
> >>> be less confusing to use the geronimo-spec version number instead of
> >>> the spec number.
> >>>
> >>> My 2cents...
> >>>
> >>> - Brett
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 10/30/05, Dain Sundstrom <dain@iq80.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> I know this has been talked about before on this list, but I'd like
> >>>> to get the proposal in one place.  With the help of Alan and Jason,
> >>>> this is what I got:
> >>>>
> >>>> Normally we just have this directory structure:
> >>>>
> >>>> specs/trunk/servlet-2.2/src/
> >>>> specs/trunk/servlet-2.4/src/
> >>>> specs/trunk/jsp-2.4/src/
> >>>> When we are happy with the specs we make a tag:
> >>>>
> >>>> specs/tags/1.0/servlet-2.2/src/
> >>>> specs/tags/1.0/servlet-2.4/src/
> >>>> specs/tags/1.0/javamail-2.2-r2/src/
> >>>> specs/tags/1.1/servlet-2.2/src/
> >>>> specs/tags/1.1/servlet-2.4/src/
> >>>> specs/tags/1.1/javamail-2.2-r2/src/
> >>>> The pom for the specs would be like this:
> >>>>
> >>>>    <groupId>org.apache.geronimo.specs</groupId>
> >>>>      <artifactId>servlet-2.4</artifactId>
> >>>>      <name>Geronimo :: Servlet API</name>
> >>>>    <version>1.0</version>
> >>>> With maven 2 version ranges a user can just have the following and
> >>>> maven will pick the most resent release of our spec automatically:
> >>>>
> >>>>    <dependency>
> >>>>      <groupId>org.apache.geronimo.specs</groupId>
> >>>>      <artifactId>servlet-2.4</artifactId>
> >>>>    <dependency>
> >>>>
> >>>> The current directory structure in https://svn.apache.org/repos/
> >>>> asf/
> >>>> geronimo/specs is very close to this.  The only big change will
> >>>> be to
> >>>> add the version number of the specification to the directory name.
> >>>>
> >>>> What do yo think?
> >>>>
> >>>> -dain
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>

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