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From Peter Firmstone <j...@zeus.net.au>
Subject Re: Graduation - Was Re: Praise for River Development team
Date Mon, 15 Nov 2010 10:45:04 GMT
Sim IJskes - QCG wrote:
> 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

That makes sense, these namespaces have been advised as subject to change.

Let me finish sorting the failing qa tests first though.



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