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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] specs versioning
Date Mon, 11 Dec 2006 21:22:04 GMT
On Dec 11, 2006, at 1:13 PM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:

> IMHO I like option 3 which is both option 1 and 2.  First, I think  
> all SPECs should be versioned independently as not everyone is  
> interested in all the specs.  If, for instance, the Tomcat dudes  
> decide to pick up anything we have they would only be interested in  
> a subset and shouldn't be forced to consume the whole Java EE banana.
> So, in that light I think they should all be versioned separately.   
> We should probably have a separate uber spec project that pulls in  
> a set of versioned specs and releases them as a set so that people  
> that want the whole enchilada can get them.  The uber approach  
> would only be compiling a set of released specs (which were  
> released separately.

That sounds interesting, but I think we should wait until someone  
asks for that feature.  I personally have found that in most cases  
you end up using only a couple of specs at a time.  If someone has a  
good use case for an uber bundle, then we pull it together uber jar  
(or uber pom for maven users).


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