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From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject RE: [vfs] FileSystemManager construction rethought
Date Wed, 23 Jun 2004 07:52:57 GMT
Mario Ivankovits wrote on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 9:48 AM:

> Hello Rami,
> here are some thoughts about "configuration":
> *) GlobalConfiguration:
> As you have seen, the StandardFileSystemManager currently uses an xml
> file to configure the system. I tried to replace the parsing of the
> xml file by commons-digester & beanutils but failed as it comes to
> the point to add those dependencies to vfs. Other people vetoed
> against it (Too large jars) 
> If i had ever finished this new configuration parsing the
> result would
> be a object structure useable to pass to the
> DefaultFileSystemManager. The GlobalConfiguration is one of
> the relicts of this try and maybe i
> will remove it and place its current members to the
> DefaultFileSystemManager. 

Why not use a lightweight XML<->Java mapper like XStream or directly xpp3 ?

-- Jörg

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