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From Daniel Rall <...@finemaltcoding.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] (re-vote) XxxUtils constructors
Date Thu, 22 Aug 2002 17:06:15 GMT
"Geir Magnusson Jr." <geirm@adeptra.com> writes:

> On 8/21/02 6:50 PM, "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebourne@btopenworld.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Daniel Rall" <dlr@finemaltcoding.com>
> >> 
> >>   #################################################################
> >>   "The focus of the Commons is squarely and solely on developing
> >>   packages that can be reused by multiple products, both within and
> >>   without Jakarta."
> >>                    - http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/charter.html
> >>   #################################################################
...
> > IMHO the longer the argument goes on, the more likely the code will stay as
> > it is currently coded - private.
> 
> How did that happen?  Shouldn't it remain as it was?  Public?

It happened as the result of a random, unvoted on change by a
developer not associated with the projects from which the code
originally came (thus understandably unaware of the code's original
use case).  Clearly, the ctor should remain at the same access level
it was at before the unvoted change.
-- 

Daniel Rall <dlr@finemaltcoding.com>

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