java/eclipse and jdk1.6

Mike Bowie mbowie at
Wed Feb 27 06:28:34 UTC 2008

Greg Lewis wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 08:06:07PM -0600, Mark Linimon wrote:
>> Mass category moves are stressful for our users IMHO, so we should only
>> use them if we really feel the hierarchy will be in much better shape
>> going forwards.
> So thats the big question.  If we leave the category there it will continue
> to gather new ports despite our best intentions for what we want people to
> commit there.  We know that this will cause confusion since it leaves users
> unsure of where they should look for certain ports.  Do we think that level
> of confusion is a greater pain than the pain of gutting the category
> (either over time or in one hit).

If I may... I don't believe that it's going to get any better over 
time... so if not now, when?  Don't get me wrong, I'm no fan of 
confusion, but in the long run the intention is to improve clarity.


The standard IMHO disclaimer applies to any statements I may or may not 
have made above.

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