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From Musachy Barroso <musa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Let's kill xwork (was Re: 2.1.8 release?)
Date Thu, 13 Aug 2009 16:44:52 GMT
Have we reached any kind of consensus about bringing xwork in? If we
are going to release a new major version could be another discussion.

musachy

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 9:27 PM, Brian Pontarelli<brian@pontarelli.com> wrote:
> 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.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> 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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