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From Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanj...@opensource.lk>
Subject Re: [BSF3] [VOTE] Drop bsf-engines.jar from release
Date Sat, 22 May 2010 11:57:53 GMT
+1.

On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 4:47 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'd like to call a formal vote on dropping the bsf-engines.jar from
> BSF3 releases.
>
> The reasons for this are:
> - it's not possible to selectively include just the factories one
> wants. This can cause a clash with other factories that may be
> required.
> - the jar is just a repackaging of factories from a 3rd party. It does
> not add any code.
> - the user must still download the engine separately.
> - some of the factories require additional classes to be present
> otherwise Java 1.6 fails to register *any* factories.
> - many engines now come with their own factories (and that is the way
> forward)
>
> [Note that previous releases of bsf-engines.jar will of course
> continue to be available from the archives.]
>
> Please vote:
>
> [ ] +1, OK, drop bsf-engines.jar from future releases
> [ ] -1, No, keep the engines (must provide a reason)
>
> Vote will remain open for at least 72 hours.
>
> Thanks for your attention.
>
> S///
>
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Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.
Founder, Director & Chief Scientist; Lanka Software Foundation;
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