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From "Martin Cooper" <mart...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [POLL] Drop strutsel package from 1.4?
Date Sun, 08 Jun 2008 17:46:40 GMT
On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 10:16 PM, Paul Benedict <pbenedict@apache.org> wrote:

> Martin, would you find it acceptable to leave them where they are and just
> relegate them to an optional build profile? That probably makes most sense;
> if we still want them buildable (I think we do), then they really aren't
> "inactive".


Yep, that sounds fine to me.

--
Martin Cooper


>
> Paul
>
> On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 12:01 AM, Martin Cooper <martinc@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 9:53 PM, Paul Benedict <pbenedict@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Martin,
> > >
> > > If we physically move them out of the struts1 folder (archive is
> sibling
> > to
> > > struts1), then they can no longer be part of the build process if
> > desired.
> > > I
> > > wasn't expecting to cut the life-cord that far! :-) but you desire
> > > differently?
> >
> >
> > As far as I'm concerned, it can stay where it is or it can move to
> archive.
> > I don't have a strong opinion one way or the other. What I object to is
> > multiple flavours of "inactive" within a single project.
> >
> > --
> > Martin Cooper
> >
> >
> > > Paul
> > >
> > > On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 11:43 PM, Martin Cooper <martinc@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > As has already been pointed out, we already have a location for
> dormant
> > > > projects. It's called "archive". I am opposed (-1, if you must) on
> > having
> > > > two locations for inactive sub-projects.
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Martin Cooper
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 9:26 PM, Paul Benedict <pbenedict@apache.org>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > If other committers haven't chimed in (or want to chime in again
> :-)
> > )
> > > > > please do. I think I will be making these changes eventually:
> > > > >
> > > > > * Move "el" project to "dormant" subfolder
> > > > > * Move "faces" project to "dormant" subfolder
> > > > > * Add a profile that builds them specifically
> > > > > * Up to the future whether the profile is included in the release
> > > build.
> > > > >
> > > > > Paul
> > > > >
> > > > > On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Paul Benedict <
> pbenedict@apache.org
> > >
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > I started this poll because it is, to Wendy's point, double
work
> to
> > > > > > maintain the tag libraries. For every change, I have to update
> two
> > > > source
> > > > > > files -- either two Java or two TLD. Because people have noticed
> in
> > > the
> > > > > past
> > > > > > when the two libraries are not in sync, I was looking for a
way
> to
> > > > "move
> > > > > > forward" but not kill anyone in the water. Just looking for
a
> good
> > > > > > answer....
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Would a better compromise be to move them into a dormant
> subproject
> > > > (like
> > > > > > apps)? I'd also like to do this with the "faces" module too,
> since
> > > > Craig
> > > > > was
> > > > > > the only committer and dropped support years ago. I am more
than
> > > > willing
> > > > > to
> > > > > > continue releasing them as such, but do want to relegate them
to
> > > > > > second-class projects.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Paul
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Wendy Smoak <wsmoak@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > >> On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 8:31 AM, Niall Pemberton
> > > > > >> <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> > I guess I'm just wondering what harm does it do leaving
it in
> > the
> > > > > >> > release and the benefit is that it allows people with
legacy
> > apps
> > > > > >> > dependant on it to upgrade with no pain.
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> It seems to require double work to maintain both taglibs.
 As
> long
> > > as
> > > > > >> someone is willing to do that work, it can stay...
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> Honestly, how many apps do you think will upgrade to 1.4?
 I bet
> > > most
> > > > > >> of them are still back on 1.1/1.2, and aren't going anywhere.
:)
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> --
> > > > > >> Wendy
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
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> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
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