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From Michael Becke <be...@u.washington.edu>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Re: 2.0 release
Date Thu, 26 Jun 2003 12:32:37 GMT
+1

On Thursday, June 26, 2003, at 05:10 AM, Adrian Sutton wrote:

> All,
> Personally, I believe that this issue has gone on far too long and so  
> I would like to propose a vote:
>
> I move the motion that the following methods from  
> org.apache.commons.httpclient.util.URIUtil be depreciated for the 2.0  
> release and removed in a future release:
>
> toDocumentCharset(String)
> toDocumentCharset(String, String)
> toProtocolCharset(String)
> toProtocolCharset(String, String)
> toUsingCharset(String, String, String)
>
> Please cast your votes:
>
> +1 - The methods should be depreciated
> 0 - Active Abstain (no response being a passive abstain)
> -1 - The methods should not be depreciated (veto)  Veto's must contain  
> an explanation of why the veto is appropriate.
>
> Under Jakarta's voting guidelines  
> (http://jakarta.apache.org/site/decisions.html) product changes (such  
> as this) are subject to lazy consensus, however in this case I would  
> like to achieve consensus on the issue and as such the vote will be  
> considered passed if there are 3 binding +1 votes and no binding vetos  
> or the proposal will be turned down if there are any -1 votes.
>
> I would encourage non-committers to submit non-binding votes as well,  
> particularly if you can see a use for the methods in question.
>
> Here's my +1.
>
> Regards,
>
> Adrian Sutton.
>
> On Thursday, June 26, 2003, at 06:25  PM, Kalnichevski, Oleg wrote:
>
>> Odi,
>> Laura eventually conceded that these methods did not seem to make a  
>> lot of sense or were too specialized to be of any use for the  
>> majority of the HttpClient users.
>>
>> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=httpclient-commons- 
>> dev&m=104577672115772&w=2
>>
>> I do think that releasing HttpClient with stuff that makes no sense  
>> DOES harm.
>>
>> Again, after all, what is the bloody deal with writing a test case?  
>> Does it really have to take 5 months if these methods indeed make  
>> sense?
>>
>> Oleg
>
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