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From Mark Miller <markrmil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Why release 3.0?
Date Tue, 17 Nov 2009 02:47:42 GMT
So whats your best recommendation? Ignoring the difficulty and just
considering whats best for users?

Robert Muir wrote:
> well, in all honesty there is a bit of complexity.
> i leave the StandardTokenizer out of this, it gives the same results
> regardless of JVM version.
> it may not be correct, but its consistent, we could wait till 5.0 or
> 10.0 to make it correct :)
> Also, because it gives the same results regardless of JVM version, we
> can actually use the Version logic to improve it, as Uwe showed.
>
> The rest of it is where it gets nasty,
> Fixing the Simple/StopAnalyzer is actually the worst, because we have
> to deprecate the isTokenChar(char) and normalize(char) callbacks in
> favor of int-based versions.
> We also have to fix this i/o buffering logic present in for example,
> CharTokenizer, which just does things like refill a buffer of size
> 4096 without checking to ensure it doesn't break a surrogate pair.
>
> and then we have contrib...!
>
> so you see why i ask about 'index backwards compatibility', because I
> don't consider it actually working between 2.9->3.0 anyway, and adding
> that on top of fixing this stuff, and ensuring API backwards compat,
> that's especially nasty.
>
>
>
>     Always depends though. This double index thing you mention is
>     nasty (3.0
>     and 3.1 for the unfortunate). I'd swallow a few careful
>     deprecations in
>     3.0 to avoid that with my vote.
>
>     --
>     - Mark
>
>     http://www.lucidimagination.com
>
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