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From "Bob Paulin (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (TIKA-1824) Tika 2.0 - Create Initial Parser Modules
Date Thu, 04 Feb 2016 03:19:39 GMT

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Bob Paulin commented on TIKA-1824:
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So before we go that way let me explain what about your previous suggestion made me change
my mind.  Consider the developer looking at this in a lib directory or an IDE.  If they just
see advanced-parser or cad-parser I feel we're opening the door for confusion as there are
many other libraries that do parsing.  Thought it's redundant to the maintainers to have tika-parser-*
as a prefix it could ease the life of the end user developer trying to sort out JAR hell on
there classpath.  

Second I have the module suffix because I'm still mulling how to replace tika-bundle.  Currently
there are still many tika dependencies that are not OSGi friendly.  We've been getting around
this by embedding them in tika-bundle.  The module suffix jars do not have dependencies embedded
so I was considering creating projects with a bundle suffix that would embed the dependencies
individually as tika-bundle did.  I'm curious what the rest of the community thinks of this
approach. Naturally if we figure out a way to eliminate the need for 2 then I agree the module
suffix is redundant and can be removed.  My 2 cents.  Thanks so much for the feedback, these
are great things to be discussing.

> Tika 2.0 -  Create Initial Parser Modules
> -----------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: TIKA-1824
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TIKA-1824
>             Project: Tika
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>    Affects Versions: 2.0
>            Reporter: Bob Paulin
>            Assignee: Bob Paulin
>
> Create initial break down of parser modules.



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