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From Glenn Nielsen <gl...@mail.more.net>
Subject Re: [vote] dbtags 1.0.0 and random 1.0.2
Date Mon, 08 Mar 2004 00:29:31 GMT
On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 04:10:35PM -0300, Felipe Leme wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I closed a lot of dbtags last week (actually, most of them were related
> to the same problem -
> http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=26863), so I think
> it's time for a dbtags-1.0.0 release (latest release is 1.0B1, from aug
> 21st, 2001).
> 
> Although JSTL's SQL replaced most of DBTags features, people still uses
> the later. In fact, it is not really clear that DBTags shouldn't be used
> anymore. So here is my proposal:
> 
> - mark the 2 remaining bugs as LATER
> - put a warning on the main doc page stating something like this:
> 
> If you are using a recent implementation of the 
> Servlet specification, you should use Apache's
> implementation of the JSTL, not DBTags.  DBTags has
> been inactive since development on JSTL began, and it
> should be considered deprecated for Servlet 2.3 or 2.4
> containers. 
> - update the rest of the documentation (including state of union)
> - release 1.0.0, as the "final" DBTags release (assuming that now people will be using
JSTL SQL more and more)
> 
> [X] +1 Release dbtags-1.0.0
> [ ] -0 Do not release, please explain why
> 
> NOTE: un fact, I think we should create a new category of taglibs that
> are neither deprecated nor supported. Something like obsolete (i.e. the
> taglib is still supported for JSP 1.1 containers, but it can be replaced
> for other taglibs in a JSP 1.2 and JSP 2.0). Many of the supported
> taglibs would fit in this category: dbtags, XTags, Strings, page,
> application, etc... (anyway, that's a subject for another message)
> 

How about the term "Legacy"?

> 
> Similarly, I fixed one bug on random and realized some others bug were
> fixed between 1.0.1 and now
> (http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/doc/random-doc/changes.html)
> 
> [X] +1 Release random-1.0.2
> [ ] -0 Do not release, please explain why

Glenn

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