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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject RE: Problems with the current bootstrap process
Date Tue, 30 Jan 2001 00:50:20 GMT
At 11:45  30/1/01 +1100, Conor MacNeill wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Peter Donald [mailto:donaldp@apache.org]
>>
>> Cause it is WRONG. Because it won't work in some embedded environments and
>> because it is WRONG ;) Getting the version of something should not be
>> subject to failure at any time.
>>
>
>Huh? If we can't get the version from an embedded properties resource we
>won't have much chance to load the task list either. 

correct.

>Not sure what you mean?

If you enable a securityManager then most of the standard java2
classloaders make resources unaccesible. You have to overide the functions
if you want to change this.

>I think getting version info from a resource is better than embedding it in
>code.

Why?

Cheers,

Pete

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