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Re: [eclipse-pmc] Request API change for ProjectConfigurator

Hi Mickael,

Just in case you are wondering why you did not receive an answer,
today is the next PMC meeting and I think after this meeting you will
get a response.

Best regards, Lars

On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 6:22 PM, Mickael Istria <mistria@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
> By M5, I merged an API that does not conform to Eclipse standard of quality.
> I was too focused on the UI parts and forgot some basic checks regarding
> APIs, and the size of the review on Gerrit made that reviewers also missed
> this. I'm sorry about that, and I take full responsibility for that, and
> I'll for sure do my best in avoiding to do it again.
> In order to fix those issues in this API, I'd like to get this change
> included by M7: . It consists of:
> * Better documentation
> * Removal of a deprecated method
> * Addition of a new method, which has a default set, just in case.
> Any feedback is welcome, ideally on the Gerrit review for the most technical
> parts.
> Currently, there is no project at nor out of who has
> adopted this API in their master branch, and despite being in M5, this API
> has not been "announced" yet. I've already submitted some reviews in
> different projects, and have those upcoming adopters to work with both M5
> version and proposed M6 version (mainly by removing the @Override
> annotation). So it seems like the impact of that change is minor and not
> putting Eclipse 4.6.M7 nor its adopters at risk.
> Would the PMC agree with such change?
> Cheers,
> --
> Mickael Istria
> Eclipse developer at JBoss, by Red Hat
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