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From Kev Jackson <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r410022 - in /ant/core/trunk/src/main/org/apache/tools/ant: taskdefs/condition/ taskdefs/optional/extension/ util/
Date Fri, 02 Jun 2006 01:33:03 GMT

On 2 Jun 2006, at 04:34, Jesse Glick wrote:

> wrote:
>> - Refactor DeweyDecimal to util package, retain bc by keeping a  
>> stub in the original location
> Suggestion: keep same API in old location (@deprecate'd) but for  
> new location delete all of the is* methods and just make it  
> implement Comparable/*<DeweyDecimal>*/. And the class should be final.

Why would this be more beneficial than just having a stub that  
delegates any real work to the newly packaged version?  I'm not sure  
what the benefit would be to have (almost) 2 copies of the same  
code?  I can see that for documentation reasons, using @deprecated  
would help

> BTW I think you forgot to set the new to be text  
> in SVN. Checks out as CRNL on my Linux machine.

Damn!  Sorry was using a temporary machine (WindowsXP) and forgot to  
set up svn:eol native - I'll try to fix today.

"Society in every state is a blessing, but government even in its  
best state is but a necessary evil; in it's worst state an  
intolerable one" - Thomas Paine

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