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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: Patches from Kare Nuorteva
Date Fri, 14 Jan 2000 13:42:34 GMT
James Duncan Davidson wrote:
> on 1/13/00 6:34 PM, at wrote:
> > Only one out of the six.  I had planned to go back and pick up the rest.
> > Now I have done so.  Thanks for the nudge...
> Cool. Thanks. And -- thanks for all the work that you've put into Ant. I
> really appreciate somebody taken good care of it.

Yep, BTW, Sam: are you doing all the apache stuff on your free time or
on your work time? just curious.
> > P.S.  Kare seemed to prefer explicit imports of each class used.  I didn't
> > choose to pick up that part of the patches as I personally didn't find the
> > change compelling enough to overrule the original author's preference.  If
> > another committer feels differently, they are free to make that
> > change...<grin>
> I go back and forth on the theory of whether or not to explicitly import the
> classes or just the packages. There's good arguments on both sides of the
> fence -- lately, I've been leaning towards just importing the package and
> being done with it. If I run into a situtation where I've got namespace
> collision because of it, I probably need two distinct classes anyways... :)

That is my reasoning and it worked so far with no problems.

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