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From "Berin Loritsch" <blorit...@apache.org>
Subject RE: [VOTE] [lang] Promotion of Lang from sandbox
Date Wed, 17 Jul 2002 13:28:43 GMT
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Henri Yandell [mailto:bayard@generationjava.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 3:56 AM
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: [VOTE] [lang] Promotion of Lang from sandbox
> 
> 
> 
> I'd like to call a vote on declaring the Lang package to be a 
> member of the Commons Components Repository.
> 
> The rationale for the Lang project is:
> 
> ****
> The standard Java libraries fail to provide enough methods 
> for manipulation of its main components. The <em>Lang</em> 
> Package provides these extra methods. There are other classes 
> which might justifiably be included in java.lang someday, 
> this package also provides for them.
> ****
> 
> The scope is considered to be:
> 
> ****
> This proposal is to create a package of Java utility classes 
> for the classes that are in java.lang's hierarchy, or are 
> considered to be so standard as to justify existence in 
> java.lang. The <em>Lang</em> Package also applies to 
> primitives and arrays.
> ****
> 
> The arrays part is not expected to go beyond very simple 
> array handling, else it interferes with Commons.Collection's 
> scope. Things like turning a Number array to float[], adding 
> all the values in an int[] or joining an Object array into a 
> single String would be considered in scope.
> 
> Over the last month or so, the Lang package has seen a big 
> clean up. It's now solidly unit tested and any dubious 
> classes and methods have been cast out.
> 
> Commons.Lang is already in use, the Turbine project is 
> dependent on it, Maven may be [lang-dev is a jar in their 
> jar-list], some Commons projects are to a small extent, [Util 
> and CLI], and the String taglib should be.
> 
> If promoted, the Lang project aims to review the submission 
> of StirngUtil from Avalon, core reflection code from 
> BeanUtils, the system package from Avalon, an Enum package 
> from somewhere and probably a couple of other things I'm missing.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Hen
> 
> 
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