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From Sim IJskes - QCG <...@qcg.nl>
Subject Re: Graduation - Was Re: Praise for River Development team
Date Mon, 15 Nov 2010 10:28:13 GMT
On 15-11-10 10:44, Tom Hobbs wrote:
> Segmenting the JARs and changing the namespaces are two very big
> chunks of work.  Both of which are going to have an impact on our
> users.  (Let's not forget the user list!)

So this means publicity or announcing the change. And a roadmap item on 
the website for users only focused on download.

> My reluctance to spread the namespace change over a number of builds
> is simply due to the work we then place on our users.  If, after each
> release, they need to refactor and/or retest their own code (which
> might be an extensive task) then asking them to do that multiple times
> is a big ask.  Warning them that in X months times, if they want to
> continue using River, they're going to have to go through one big hit
> of pain is (in my perhaps flawed opinion) a better approach.

+1

For a user, one session of fixing the imports should be the limit.

Gr. Sim

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