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From Michael Busch <busch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: small API change to FieldInfos before 2.2 is released
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2007 16:10:52 GMT
Michael McCandless wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a small API change that I've added in my patch for LUCENE-843.
> It just changes two add methods in FieldInfos to return the FieldInfo
> instance for the added field, instead of void.
>
> One of the methods is private, so that should be fine.  The other one
> is public, but, was added after 2.1 and so hasn't been released yet,
> so we can still change it before releasing 2.2 without breaking backwards
> compatibility.
>
> If there are no objections I will commit this soon.
>
>   

+1. If we will change the public method anyway in the future than I 
agree that it makes more sense
to do it before 2.2 is out because the method wasn't released so far. 
Otherwise we'll have an
API change in 2.3.

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