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From Costin Manolache <cmanola...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Jakarta Collections 3.0?
Date Sat, 31 Jan 2004 21:11:38 GMT
Remy Maucherat wrote:
> Jess Holle wrote:
> 
>> Can anyone shed any light on the plans for Tomcat using Jakarta 
>> Collections 3.0?
>>
>> I ask as we currently bundle Jakarta Collections for use in and out of 
>> the servlet engine.  We wish to use a consistent version throughout.  
>> Given that Tomcat bundles Jakarta Collections within its common/lib 
>> area, we effectively use whatever Tomcat uses while in the servlet 
>> engine in any case.  We're therefore at Collections 2.1 as Tomcat is.
>>
>> Are there plans to move Tomcat to Jakarta Collections 3.0?
> 
> 
> It would have been better if either:
> - 3.0 was backwards compatible with 2.0 :)
> - it was using different package names
> 
> Note that you should be able to override and use collections 2.1 inside 
> a webapp even if collections 3.0 is in common/lib, and hopefully it'll 
> work. If it doesn't, there will be a huge mess, and lots of hate mail ;)
> 

I guess we missed the release vote in commons ( us and all people using 
digester, benautils - and their dependencies as well ) ...



Costin


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