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From "Jason Pyeron" <jpye...@pdinc.us>
Subject RE: Apache-Legacy class adapters was RE: [OGNL] A new release
Date Tue, 31 Dec 2013 12:37:30 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Benedikt Ritter 
> Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 6:05
> 
> 2013/12/31 Jason Pyeron <jpyeron@pdinc.us>
> 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: sebb
> > > Sent: Monday, December 30, 2013 17:17
> > >
> > > On 30 December 2013 21:21, Jason Pyeron <jpyeron@pdinc.us> wrote:
> > > >> -----Original Message-----
> > > >> From: Benedikt Ritter
> > > >> Sent: Monday, December 30, 2013 14:19
> > > >>
> > > >> Hello Jason,
> > > >>
> > > >> sorry, I don't understand what exactly you have in mind.
> > > Can you give
> > > >> some examples?
> > > >
> > > > The old OGNL (legacy) releases use the
> > > >
> > > > "package ognl;"
> > > >
> > > > declarations, where as the apache releases will use
> > > >
> > > > "package org.apache.commons.ognl;"
> > > >
> > > > I would create a set of proxy classes in the old package
> > > space which
> > > > call the classes in the new space.
> > >
> > > These will only be required for a small proportion of users, so I 
> > > suggest they are packaged in a separate jar.
> >
> > That was always assumed. The question would it be appropiate for an 
> > Apache release, or should it be released elsewhere.
> >
> 
> Our software usually uses the org.apache.commons namespace. 
> I'm not sure if this is an absolute requirement. To me it 
> feels like these adapters should be developed and maintained 
> else where. Thoughts?

The biggest user would be the struts group, that would be a strong reason for it
to be an Apache release.

A second reason for it to be an Apache release is, "why would a project switch
to the OGNL Commons release and then install a non Apache adapter?"

That being said, I would use an adaptor from a third party as long as the
license worked.

<snip/>


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