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From "Ted Leung" <twle...@sauria.com>
Subject Re: $Log$, and general Q? on compilers
Date Wed, 12 Jan 2000 21:29:40 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: <Shane_Curcuru@lotus.com>
To: <general@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, January 07, 2000 5:45 AM
Subject: Re: $Log$, and general Q? on compilers


> A couple of questions for any Java-based projects about suggested
> guidelines:
>
> -- Which Java compiler(s) should we generally use for - in particular for
> regular binary releases in projects like Xalan, Xerces, etc.?  Obviously
> most 'developers' will probably recompile on their own, but for 'users' it
> would be nice to have releases ready to run in whatever environment
they're
> most likely to use.  I was thinking the obvious choices would be Sun's JDK
> 1.1.8 or 1.2.2.

I think that we should stick to 1.1.8 for now.  There are lots of people who
want to use XML who aren't ready to move to Java2.

> -- (a per-project issue) What source-control tags should we use in
sources?
> Personally I'd vote for including just $Id$ in a set place (top of first
> comment?) in every file, and not using any other tags.  However a number
of
> other developers don't like using this when they're doing diffs for some
> reason.

I don't have a strong preference.  Just $Id$ is fine by me.

Ted




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