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From Alex Karasulu <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: mina 1.0 and java5
Date Wed, 01 Nov 2006 12:50:00 GMT
peter royal wrote:
> On Oct 31, 2006, at 1:57 PM, Alex Karasulu wrote:
>>> i was going to go a bit farther.. replace usage of synchronization 
>>> with the java5 concurrent data structures (which we could do in 1.4 
>>> by using backport more, but i just assume go java5). also update the 
>>> source to be java5-clean (add @Override, use new for loop, etc).
>>> it'd really be a new version. mostly the same, just enhanced for 
>>> java5 :)
>>
>> Shouldn't this be going into a non-bug fix branch.  1.0 is sealed now 
>> in terms of the API.  All that should happen are bug fixes with 1.0.x 
>> right?
>>
>> Am I missing something here?
> 
> Yes, this will be a separate branch from 1.0, as to not disturb the 1.0 
> release.
> 
> This will be API compatible with 1.0, but no usage of backport, and 
> tweaking internals to make better use of what Java5 offers.
> 
> Since the trunk has some divergent API changes atm, I thought that a 
> java-5-ized 1.0-api-compatible version would be of use to the community 
> at large while the next big release is baking.

What branch would this be?  What would be the first release of this be?

Asking because we have to avoid confusion with the 1.0.x releases.

Alex

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