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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Backwards incompatible change to Javac
Date Fri, 22 Mar 2002 10:47:00 GMT
On Fri, 22 Mar 2002, Jon Skeet <jon.skeet@peramon.com> wrote:

> http://www.pobox.com/~skeet/java/stringconv.html

Well, I know what I do and we don't want "new Java programmers" to
read our sources anyway 8-)

Point taken.

> How many things depend on the order in which the IntrospectionHelper
> picks things?

Well, this time it is explicit.  IntrospectionHelper will pick
setFoo(whatevertype) over setFoo(String) - this has been introduced by
Magesh to make it possible for task writers to switch to stricter type
checking of attributes without breaking backwards compatibility of
their task's API.

Stefan

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