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From "Michael A. Smith" <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [lang][collections] Utils having a public constructor
Date Tue, 13 Aug 2002 18:28:17 GMT
On 13 Aug 2002, Daniel Rall wrote:
> "Michael A. Smith" <mas@apache.org> writes:
> > On 13 Aug 2002, Daniel Rall wrote:
> > > Note that use of public member variables is explicitly not supported
> > > by Velocity.
> > 
> > why?  It sounds as if that is a conscious decision, so there probably is 
> > a reason for it...
> 
> It isn't at all bean-like. and is often considered a questionable
> practice.

Having an object (i.e. instance) with all static members isn't at all
bean-like and is often considered a questionable practice as well...  
at least in my opinion.

regards,
michael


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