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From Christian Schulte ...@schulte.it>
Subject Re: Preleminary Maven 3.4.0-SNAPSHOT Testing
Date Sat, 02 Jul 2016 23:49:27 GMT
Am 07/03/16 um 01:39 schrieb Karl Heinz Marbaise:
> Hi,
> 
> On 7/3/16 1:31 AM, Christian Schulte wrote:
>> Am 07/02/16 um 23:18 schrieb Karl Heinz Marbaise:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> On 7/2/16 2:06 PM, Jason van Zyl wrote:
>>> ....
>>>  >So we need to figure out a way to deliver the new behavior while
>>> preserving
>>>  >the old for a time being. Maybe a branch,
>>>
>>>
>>>  > but I think the best way to do it is to have both behaviors exist in the
>>>  > same codebase and turn on what we considered corrected behavior
>>>  > with feature toggles.
>>
>> Someone who never has used Maven before and who downloads the current
>> release should just use the 'mvn' command and get the behaviour with all
>> "features" activated and should not have to care about any "feature". If
>> I upgrade to a recent Maven version I am doing that to get the latest
>> "features". That's like upgrading from OS 3.1 to OS 10 and having to
>> check 10000 checkboxes in the installer to activate all "features"
>> introduced after OS 3.1. If not activating any feature the OS 10
>> installer installs OS 3.1. Come one.
> 
> This guy should use the same Maven as anyone else around the world which 
> means all breaking features should be disabled by default (see my 
> previous email)..

And how will this stop this guy from making the same mistakes others
have done before?

> We are not an operation system nor a company like Apple who can force 
> users to upgrade...

Nobody is forced to upgrade. It is really the other way around. They
upgrade and then start filing issues in JIRA asking us to fix
regressions which are no regressions. And we are stupid enough to do that.




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