On Wed, 2006-04-10 at 10:26 +0200, Patrick Gerken wrote: > Notice especially how they mention that a deprecation phase can be days. > So for me it looks we are actually a bit ahead of the competition, but > maybe somebody can correct me.
[snip...] > I think we use Interfaces in Z3 to "publish" Methods. So "maybe" it > makes sense to have a smaller core API with longer deprecation > periods, so that standard projects can try to rely on core API with > long deprecation phase and extender would use the one year deprecation > phase. But as I said earlier, I think we are quite ahead already. [snip...] > But it is not fair to compare the stability of a programming language > standard modules API with a application framework api. But maybe I am > not good in searching and somebody points me to the well thought out > JBoss or Websphere deprecation policy Thanks for this insight. As a proponent of sensible deprecation it's nice to have some evidence rather than simply sputtering, "but but... we gotta be able to change stuff!" :) - Rocky -- Rocky Burt ServerZen Software -- http://www.serverzen.com News About The Server (blog) -- http://www.serverzen.net
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