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From Brian Pontarelli <br...@pontarelli.com>
Subject Re: Let's kill xwork (was Re: 2.1.8 release?)
Date Thu, 13 Aug 2009 04:27:24 GMT
Why so hesitant to do another release? It has been a long time since  
2.0. I think it is time for some major rework and releasing a new  
major version.

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On Aug 12, 2009, at 8:06 PM, Don Brown <mrdon@twdata.org> wrote:

> 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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