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From Kev Jackson <>
Subject Re: [patch] NioFileUtils, Java6FileUtils, FileUtilsAdapter + factory, build.xml (was Re: AW: Adding a methof to StringUtils)
Date Mon, 24 Apr 2006 01:14:00 GMT

>FileUtils to select (Martijn's approach is
>ridiculously insane enough to have captured my fancy
>;) ), it must also take into account whether the
>desired classes are available, falling back to the
>basic impl. otherwise.
I'm coming round to think that Martijn's approach would be the least 
disruptive to the code base - simply as the delegate approach wouldn't 
mean recoding all tasks to use an interface instead of an 
implementation.  This reduces the effort a lot and would make it less 
likely that errors would creep in.  Definitely my +1 for the delegate 
approach, +0 for the interfaces and factory approach (ie if for some 
reason we can't do the delagate approach, the interfaces should be 


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