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From "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: [lang] Findbugs output for Lang 2.0
Date Sat, 26 Jul 2003 10:24:12 GMT
Actually, I think all *Utils should be non-final. There was once a big row
about extensibility and constructors. Allowing users to do things that we
haven't first thought of was the outcome. Hence public constructors and
non-final.

Stephen


----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary Gregory" <ggregory@seagullsw.com>
To: "'Jakarta Commons Developers List'" <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 26, 2003 4:02 AM
Subject: RE: [lang] Findbugs output for Lang 2.0


> Stephen,
>
> I was just going to remark that some *Utils classes are final and some
> others are not; and propose to clean that up but... this is intentional
> then? For backwards compatibility I take it.
>
> We could javadoc these non-final classes as to be made final in the next
> release...?
>
> IMHO, subclassing a class (like our *Utils) that only contains statics is
> asking for trouble since there is no static side inheritance like there is
> in Smalltalk, but... different story. ;-)
>
> Gary
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Colebourne [mailto:scolebourne@btopenworld.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 25, 2003 16:12
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: Re: [lang] Findbugs output for Lang 2.0
>
> I've addressed these as seems sensible.
>
> Some static variables went from protected to private
> Some static variables went from non-final to final
>
> Stephen
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Henri Yandell" <bayard@generationjava.com>
> To: "Jakarta Commons Developers List" <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2003 9:54 PM
> Subject: [lang] Findbugs output for Lang 2.0
>
>
> >
> > Taking current CVS I get the following as output from the Findbugs
> > project.
> >
> > Lang output: http://www.flamefew.net/~hen/lang-2.0-findbugs-output.html
> > Findbugs:    http://www.cs.umd.edu/~pugh/java/bugs/
> >
> >
> > Just in case anyone's interested :)
> >
> > Hen
> >
> >
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