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From Bertrand Delacretaz <>
Subject Re: [RT] Implementing Cocoon Blocks
Date Sat, 20 Sep 2003 12:29:12 GMT

Le Samedi, 20 sep 2003, à 14:15 Europe/Zurich, Stefano Mazzocchi a 
écrit :
> On Saturday, Sep 20, 2003, at 10:03 Europe/Rome, Bertrand Delacretaz 
> wrote:
>> ...Obviously - but still, do you want to let blocks access all public 
>> core classes openly?
> Why not?

Making as little core classes available as possible will help in 
decoupling blocks from the core.

Java often forces you to make a class public so that it can be accessed 
from other packages, but in many cases this does not mean that the 
class should be used everywhere.

>> Event if it's no needed right away, I think being able to filter this 
>> classloading from blocks to core should be planned for in the design 
>> (but maybe it is already?).
> The design doesn't need to specify this since it's a classloading 
> implementation issue.

you're right, this does not need to be decided at this point.


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