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From "Martin Cooper" <martin.coo...@tumbleweed.com>
Subject RE: [lang] 1.0 release foci
Date Wed, 14 Aug 2002 04:32:39 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Henri Yandell [mailto:bayard@generationjava.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2002 9:06 PM
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: [lang] 1.0 release foci
> 
> 
> 
> [Oops, I meant to send this on Sunday night]
> 
> My wife's stay in hospital is coming to an end [ended now! 
> woo], so I have
> some time to think again. So I thought I'd start with a list 
> of the things
> we're focusing on before a 1.0 release,, let me know any I 
> miss or errors
> I have.
> 
> 1) Reflection code. This is still up in the air with 
> ClassUtils waiting
> in the wings. I need to commit ClassUtils into the top dir in 
> sandbox.lang
> so people can have easy access to it.

How does your ClassUtils relate to MethodUtils in the BeanUtils package?

I just started writing some code that could potentially end up in something
like a FieldUtils class, if that would be of interest.

--
Martin Cooper


> 
> 2) Enum. Stephen submitted his code ideas to the sandbox. Opinions are
> needed etc.
> 
> 3) HashCodeUtils. Stephen just submitted this class. Opinions 
> desired. My
> only one is whether developers are happy for us to make decisions for
> them, like using 37 as the 'random primary number'. Hopefully 
> therre's no
> use case for a developer needing control over that.
> 
> 4) ExceptionUtils. Some comments from Costin are directing us 
> to the fact
> that the exception sub-package needs enhancement. [Some work has been
> commited on this, there are a lot of suggestions over the 
> mail list that
> need collating]
> 
> 5) StringUtils. Prior to my emergency, I was looking into all 
> String Utils
> packages in the Jakarta CVS. I aim to continue that and 
> continue to suck
> anything useful out of them. In fact I want to find anything 
> with 'Util'
> or 'Helper' in the name, but that takes a little while :) 
> [And of course
> there's the public() to figure out now]
> 
> 6) NumberRange. I looked into adding some operations from an Interval
> class of mine [which came from a Lisp book a while back] and need to
> email with the strategies to see if anyone agrees.
>   Part of this saw me add a min(double[]) and max(double[]) set of
> methods to NumberUtils. Are these [and other primitives I guess?] of
> interest?
> 
> 7) Util.CalendarUtils. There was some suggestion that some 
> time based code
> might make its way into Lang. Am unsure where that all ended 
> up, I know
> CalendarUtils seemed to be on its way into Util for the time 
> being. Any
> other Util classes which are deemed of interest to Lang would be worth
> considering now. It's mainly flotsam.
> 
> ....
> 
> That's as far as I got on Sunday. Any other things?
> 
> Hen
> 
> 
> 
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