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RE: [Xerces2j] version 2.10.0

Subject: RE: [Xerces2j] version 2.10.0
From: Michael Glavassevich
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 15:14:26 -0400

Jeff,

Jeffrey Sinclair <jeff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote on 06/16/2010 03:03:20 PM:

> Michael,
>
> I appreciate that you cannot please everyone but I would question
> whether most users would prefer to have a smaller jar size versus having
> debug symbols out of the box. Xerces does have a wide variety of use
> cases which probably justifies a need to distribute without debug
> symbols, however for server side applications which already have a ton
> of jars, the slight increase in file size for Xerces is not significant.
> Many of the core open source server side java libraries only ship with
> debug symbols, not having Xerces in there as well is a big pain when
> debugging.
>
> We can off course recompile, however I'd think the use-case for debug
> symbols is stronger than that for jars without. I can see why there is
> no need to rock the boat, so could I suggest a compromise by
> distributing Xerces-J with the current jars and also providing the -g
> jars?

Sure, that's possible but something to consider for next release at this point.

> Jeff
>
> On Wed, 2010-06-16 at 13:51 -0400, Michael Glavassevich wrote:
> > Hi Gary,
> >
> > We had a discussion on the list last year [1]. Still the same story.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > [1] http://markmail.org/message/hnep3unggvhr5mbk
> >
> > Michael Glavassevich
> > XML Parser Development
> > IBM Toronto Lab
> > E-mail: mrglavas@xxxxxxxxxx
> > E-mail: mrglavas@xxxxxxxxxx
> >
> > Gary Gregory <GGregory@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote on 06/16/2010
> > 11:59:52 AM:
> >
> > > Hi Michael,
> > >  
> > > I could rebuilt Xerces myself but it would be great if Xerces were
> > > compiled with debug information or offer a debug version of the jar
> > > (s) along with the normal one.
> > >  
> > > Thank you,
> > > Gary
> > >  
> > > Gary Gregory
> > > Senior Software Engineer
> > > Seagull Software
> > > email: ggregory@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > email: ggregory@xxxxxxxxxx
> > > www.seagullsoftware.com
> > >  
> > >  
> > > From: Michael Glavassevich [mailto:mrglavas@xxxxxxxxxx]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 15:23
> > > To: j-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: Re: [Xerces2j] version 2.10.0
> > >  
> > > FYI: I just started a release vote on the j-dev mailing list. If all
> > > goes well with that Xerces-J 2.10.0 will be available this Friday,
> > June 18th.
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > > Michael Glavassevich
> > > XML Parser Development
> > > IBM Toronto Lab
> > > E-mail: mrglavas@xxxxxxxxxx
> > > E-mail: mrglavas@xxxxxxxxxx
> > >
> > > Michael Glavassevich <mrglavas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote on 06/10/2010
> > 11:02:00 AM:
> > >
> > > > The code is pretty much frozen at this point and is being tested
> > now.
> > > >
> > > > Michael Glavassevich
> > > > XML Parser Development
> > > > IBM Toronto Lab
> > > > E-mail: mrglavas@xxxxxxxxxx
> > > > E-mail: mrglavas@xxxxxxxxxx
> > > >
> > > > Jacob Kjome <hoju@xxxxxxxx> wrote on 06/10/2010 01:34:39 AM:
> > > >
> > > > > Any estimates on a release date yet?
> > > > >
> > > > > Jake
> >
>
>
>
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Michael Glavassevich
XML Parser Development
IBM Toronto Lab
E-mail: mrglavas@xxxxxxxxxx

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