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From Daniel Rall <...@finemaltcoding.com>
Subject Re: [lang] Action-taken [Was: StringUtils constructor is private]
Date Mon, 12 Aug 2002 21:44:06 GMT
"Jack, Paul" <pjack@sfaf.org> writes:

> > > I actually quite strongly dislike making the constructor public. Its
> > > basically a flaw in Velocity that we're coding for.
> > 
> > Not quite clear to me that using Class.newInstance() to 
> > dynamically create instances is a flaw...
> 
> I think the flaw is in needing an instance to invoke a static method.

For an application built around JavaBean introspection, this is hardly
a flaw.  :-)

Anyhow, I believe Geir has made most of this stuff pluggable in
Velocity's internals now.
-- 

Daniel Rall <dlr@finemaltcoding.com>

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