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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Expansion in includes
Date Thu, 07 Dec 2000 08:45:52 GMT
James Duncan Davidson <duncan@x180.net> wrote:

> On 12/6/00 11:18 PM, "Peter Donald" <donaldp@apache.org> wrote:

>> A lot of people did not like that behaviour would silently fail
>> because they mistyped a property name.
> 
> The same thing can happen in any data file.. A mistyped property key
> in a java.util.Properties list exhibits this behavior -- 

But will result in a NullPointerException if you try to use the value
of the property - not exactly silently failing or assuming an empty
String 8-)

Stefan

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