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From Alan Cabrera <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: [MINA 3] package name
Date Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:46:41 GMT

On Mar 18, 2013, at 11:44 AM, Emmanuel Lécharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:

> Le 3/18/13 6:58 PM, Alan Cabrera a écrit :
>> On Mar 18, 2013, at 9:57 AM, Emmanuel Lécharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi guys,
>>> I was wondering if it wouldn't be a good idea to rename the
>>> org.apache.mina package to org.apache.mina3 ?
>>> That would help those who embed the lib in an application which already
>>> has a dependency on MINA2 (and does not use OSGi).
>> Are you saying they embed both mina2 and mina3?
> That's something you can face, for instance if one embed ApacheDS (MINA
> 2) and MINA 1 in some old library.
> I mean, this is something we might have to deal with. I know that we are
> taking all our time to get Mina 3 our, so that we are sure every one
> will have switched to another NIO lib in the mean time, but still ... ;-)


I think that adding a version to a package name is a bad practice and it's being done to support
other bad practices.  Plus, there are plenty of tools that allow package renaming when assembling
junk drawer uber-jars.


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