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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: OSGi Version at Package Level
Date Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:54:54 GMT
On 7 June 2017 at 09:02, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 9:57 AM, Emmanuel Bourg <ebourg@apache.org> wrote:
>> Le 7/06/2017 à 09:23, Bertrand Delacretaz a écrit :
>>>... Implementing semantic versioning at the java package level as opposed
>>> to bundle level.
>>
>> That's the theory, I'm actually curious to see what real issue it solves
>> with commons-compress....
>
> I agree that what I explained is "the theory" which is very valid in
> complex systems fully based on OSGi, avoiding problems if for example
> an API package is provided by multiple bundles.
>
> But maybe it doesn't make sense for commons-compress, I don't know
> that code well enough to comment.

I doubt package-level versions make sense for (m)any Commons components.
AFAIK most components are only usable and released as a whole.

It might make sense for VFS I suppose, if that wants to release
implementations separately.

> -Bertrand
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