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From Chris K Wensel <ch...@wensel.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] Release process
Date Mon, 05 Apr 2010 21:16:35 GMT
> The APIs at
> issue have preferred alternatives and will be retained for backwards
> compatibility reasons. 

Actually, from my perspective, re the 0.20 branch, they are not preferred alternatives and
are not complete as more were introduced into .21 (of which many are wrappers around the stable
apis for sake of transition).

Which further complicates matters, it's an all or nothing switch, you can't use some new and
some old in the same app (see the Configuration/JobConf property that flags the new apis in


Chris K Wensel

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