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From Dan Creswell <...@dcrdev.demon.co.uk>
Subject Re: a potential "AR1" release
Date Tue, 04 Sep 2007 07:47:58 GMT
Gregg Wonderly wrote:
> Bob Scheifler wrote:
>> Gregg Wonderly wrote:
>>
>>> Perhaps in view that jar layouts may change further, there might be
>>> an official directory of deprecated jars so that documentation and
>>> discussions can focus on the nature of those jars?
>>
>> Moving the existing deprecated jars (jini-core.jar, jini-ext.jar,
>> sdm-dl.jar, sun-util.jar) could break existing scripts/etc that
>> reference them, so if the desire is for AR1 to maintain maximum
>> compatibility, it would seem preferable to leave them where they are.
> 
> Your call, but my thoughts are that there will already be some changes
> involved in testing and integrating AR1, for many.  So, having to change
> some referred to directory structures, etc, may not be a big impact
> overall.
> 

What do the rest of the user-base think about this? ^^^

How much backward compatibility does everybody expect in this first release?

Anybody out there?

> I still use jini-core, jini-ext and sun-util myself.  I copy these files

Can you explain more about why you use these?

> out of the distribution into a secondary, versioned structure (because I
> have made many edits on my copy of the 2.1 source tree).  The source of
> those jars is abstracted by this fact.
> 
> Gregg Wonderly
> 

Dan.

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