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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: attribute and element namings of the archiving tasks.
Date Sat, 22 Dec 2001 00:21:06 GMT
On Sat, 22 Dec 2001 11:20, Magesh Umasankar wrote:
> From: "Peter Donald" <peter@apache.org>
>
> > On Sat, 22 Dec 2001 02:55, Magesh Umasankar wrote:
> > > On Fri, 21 Dec 2001 Steve Loughran wrote :
> > > > {zip,tar,jar,gzip,bzip} tasks, giving them a
> > > > consistent use of srcFile, srcDir, destFile and
> > > > destDir. This is for consistency,
> > >
> > > Maybe we should go one step further by creating new
> > > classes - SrcFile, SrcDir, DestFile, DestDir - all of
> > > which extend from java.io.File, but have the following
> > > distinct features:
> >
> > -1 to extending File,
> > +1 to providing some wrapper
>
> Ah! The classic "is a"/"has a" debate ;-)  I am OK with
> containment too.

"is a" is evil I say ... "eviiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiil" :)

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Cheers,

Pete

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