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From Berin Loritsch <blorit...@d-haven.org>
Subject Re: Concern Creep on the Processor interface
Date Tue, 11 Oct 2005 14:57:01 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler wrote:

>As a short answer: yes, the interface is ugly - but on the other hand we
>only have one implementation and could remove the interface and directly
>interact with the tree processor :)
>
>The reason is more or less a historical one. We needed a clean
>implementation for the tree processor and used the fastest approach. For
>example the internal class is used to pass all relevant information back
>to the client in order to release everything properly. This mechanism
>was very ugly and not always working in 2.1.x. And out of similar
>reasons I guess more and more was added without really be interested in
>having a clean Processor interface.
>
>So, if we can clean it up, yes - but we must take care that resources
>and memory are released in a proper and direct way.
>  
>

And now I am trying to implement a new one, and there is all this cruft 
I don't need in there.  I just want to boil it down to what is important 
to my needs.


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