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From Henri Yandell <bay...@generationjava.com>
Subject Re: [io] Filenames: String or java.io.File?
Date Tue, 29 Jul 2003 12:56:31 GMT


On Tue, 29 Jul 2003 Christoph.Reck@dlr.de wrote:

> scolebourne@btopenworld.com wrote:
> >> from:    __matthewHawthorne <mhawthorne@alumni.pitt.edu>
> >>I think that finding a way to break out the String methods will make things
> >>cleaner, FileUtils can just focus on Files, and the other classes can
> >>also just focus on one type.
> >
>
> +1 from me for this point of view.
>
> The original FileUtils where a collection of convenience methods.
> Now being refactored into more generic pattern, it makes sense to
> cleanly separate into classes, each with its specific area of
> responsibility.

+1. This comes along with the philosophy in lang/DEVELOPERS-GUIDE.html I
think, though 'Filename' isn't a Java concept so it's reading into it a
touch.

Hen





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