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From "Adam Murdoch" <adammurdoch...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: Exporting a Project Instance
Date Fri, 22 Mar 2002 23:57:49 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: stephan beal [mailto:stephan@wanderinghorse.net]
>

> On a related note: is there a good reason for not making Task an
> interface,
> and supplying an AbstractTask to subclass? Except for some
> "extends ..." and
> "implements ...." lines i can't imagine this not being
> backwards-compatible.
>

Well, almost every task in existence today "extends Task".  Make Task an
interface and they ain't going to work any more.  You'd be hard pressed to
argue that that is backwards compatible.

In general, though, it is a good idea - that's what we've done in myrmidon.


Adam


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