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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Use of a com.sun package name for Apache code...
Date Tue, 02 Jun 2009 19:22:49 GMT
Daniel Kulp wrote:
> A couple CXF users are having some issues with some CXF "xjc" plugins when 
> used along with Java 6.  See:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CXF-1880
> It really is a bug in JAXB and the Java6, but one they apparently aren't 
> fixing.  The only workaround that has been discovered is to make sure the 
> plugins are in a subpackage of "com.sun.tools.xjc.addon" as the classloaders 
> that are setup allow those through.  
> Thus, can CXF release 2 small classes in our Jar that are in a package like:
> com.sun.tools.xjc.addon.apache_cxf......
> or similar?    I REALLY hate doing that, but we haven't been able to figure 
> out any other real option.

We have done a similar thing in Apache Harmony, to cover some 'de facto
APIs'.  In general, they are shims that redirect to the implementation
in org.apache packages to make it clear they don't come from Sun.


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