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From "Jan Price" <jprice...@cox.net>
Subject Re: Apache::Test renaming foo
Date Wed, 21 May 2003 00:12:17 GMT
I'm not sure how I got on this list - but please take me off!  I know some
computer languages, but what you're writing is "over my head!!!!!!"

    Thanks,
                Jan
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Geoffrey Young" <geoff@modperlcookbook.org>
To: <test-dev@httpd.apache.org>
Cc: <dev@perl.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2003 7:04 PM
Subject: Re: Apache::Test renaming foo


>
>
> Stas Bekman wrote:
> > Geoffrey Young wrote:
> >
> >> that other thread was becoming too much to follow :)
> >
> >
> > Or would you rather say, that you are anxious to publish the article? ;)
>
> well, it's less about my level of anxiety than it is about managing
> expectations and keeping everyone informed :)
>
> [snip]
>
>
> > The latest development on this front is different. The idea is to leave
> > Apache-Test as is, and rename Apache::test to Apache::testold or
> > similar. Adjust mod_perl-1.28 to use Apache::testold and migrate all 3rd
> > party modules to use Apache::testold by requiring mod_perl-1.28, or
> > bundle the old Apache/test in their distros, untill they get a chance to
> > port to Apache::Test.
>
> okey dokey.  is your (meaning everybody) gut feeling that this will
> really work?  or do you think it will end up being rehashed again in
> the near future?  personally, I never had an issue moving Apache::Test
> to Apache::TestPlan ;)
>
> >
> > I'm not sure if we should distribute Apache::testold in Apache-Test. I'd
> > rather see this module as becoming deprecated.
>
> deprecation takes a lot of time - I would have thought it would have
> gone away once the perl-framework was established 2 years ago :)
>
> it might make sense to deliver testold.pm as well, which would
> probably make migration easier.
>
> >
> > Geoff, it'd be nice for your article to sum up this issue, once
> > everybody is happy with it. Looks to me like a perfect place and time.
>
> well, the article (and series) pretty much focuses on mp2 only - it
> might make sense to mention it there, but the issues (now) are really
> with older stuff (migration paths) than for new development.
> furthermore, I've never used Apache::test and wasn't one of the ones
> with problems, so I'm really not in a position to comment with any
> authority on the issues.  but I'll put in something :)
>
> --Geoff
>


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