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From Steve Downey <>
Subject Re: [lang] Builders complete?
Date Wed, 18 Sep 2002 21:33:35 GMT
On Wednesday 18 September 2002 12:09 pm, Craig R. McClanahan wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, Henri Yandell wrote:
> > Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 11:57:52 -0400 (EDT)
> In earlier discussions on this topic, I thought the conclusion was that
> [lang] would grab the MethodUtils class out of beanutils, and create a
> corresponding ConstructorUtils class for dynamically invoking
> constructors.  At some appropriate time, [beanutils] could deprecate its
> own version of MethodUtils and declare a dependence on [lang] for this
> functionality.
> The rest of [beanutils] seems to me to be out of scope for [lang].
Right now I've got some classes where introspection would be a natural 
extension. Using [beanutils] would certainly make it easier. In fact, it 
would be nice to support DynaBeans, too. But that creates a moderately 
painful build dependency.

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