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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Ant q? about core Java task: why are members private?
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2001 00:06:38 GMT
At 06:53  27/3/01 -0500, Eric Siegerman wrote:
>On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 09:43:05AM +1000, Peter Donald wrote:
>> [...] in some cases sub-classing is desirable
>> (zip/war/ear tasks). I would prefer to keep everything as protected (unless
>> we provide accessors to them) and just place big warning signs. 
>
>Why *not* provide accessors?

That would be excessive work ;) Though if someone else was to do it ...

Cheers,

Pete

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