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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Splitting up optional.jar
Date Wed, 17 Jul 2002 20:37:18 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> I'd like to split optional.jar into several pieces:
> * optional-nodeps.jar - all stuff which doesn't require any external
> code or only depends on the JVM in use.  This one can savely live on
> the system classpath.  

Then why put it in optional?
Can't we just stuff it in ant proper?
IMHO it will confuse users; saying that optional stuff depends on other 
libs is a cleaner strategy.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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