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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Custom Task and classloader problem ?
Date Tue, 06 Mar 2001 00:16:49 GMT
At 03:59  5/3/01 -0800, Steve Loughran wrote:
>The core message from that paper is that we should really consider pulling
>Class.forName() out of all the taskdefs and put it inside a helper class
>that we can extend to deal with more complex class resolution problems than
>before. It doesnt mean that we need to deal with those problems right now,
>just that a refactoring will make it possible.


It is sooo much easier if this is done from start rather than trying to fix
it up later.



| "Faced with the choice between changing one's mind, |
| and proving that there is no need to do so - almost |
| everyone gets busy on the proof."                   |
|              - John Kenneth Galbraith               |

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