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From Don Brown <mr...@twdata.org>
Subject Re: Let's kill xwork (was Re: 2.1.8 release?)
Date Thu, 13 Aug 2009 02:06:27 GMT
On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 12:01 PM, Paul Benedict<pbenedict@apache.org> wrote:
> Are you sure it's not an incompatible change? I thought the discussion was
> the importing of XWork and getting rid of its branding. That means all of
> XWork's annotations and packages would be changed to org.apache.struts. I
> don't believe there is any desire to keep com.opensymphony when this occurs.
> So my thinking would be this would be an incompatible change. Did I get it
> wrong?

I think completely removing any trace of xwork is a good long term 3.0
goal, but for now, we would simply fork it, keeping the package
structure and class names.

Don

>
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 4:45 PM, Wendy Smoak <wsmoak@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 2:36 PM, Paul Benedict<pbenedict@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>> > I definitely agree that Struts 3 would be a good candidate to do this
>> XWork
>> > migration. It is not an appropriate candidate for 2.1, or 2.2. However,
>> if
>> > you like to do a 2.5 (I dislike superficial jumps in versions though),
>> then
>> > it might be acceptable in the 2.x branch.
>>
>> IMO "Struts 3" would imply a major change in Struts itself, the
>> possibility of backwards incompatible changes, etc.  This isn't...
>> community aspects aside, it's just moving some code from one svn repo
>> to another.  -Wendy
>>
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