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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Persistent global properties - are they going to be avail able?
Date Thu, 18 Apr 2002 06:54:35 GMT
On Wed, 17 Apr 2002, Erik Hatcher <jakarta-ant@ehatchersolutions.com>
wrote:

> Speaking of which, why aren't the methods there static?  Why did we
> make it so you have to have an instance of FileUtils?

because we once thought that we'd need os specific subclasses - one
that is aware of resource forks in copyFile for Macs for example.
This need may still come up ...

Stefan

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