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From "Chris Lambrou" <Chris.Lamb...@grantadesign.com>
Subject RE: [io] find API Was: [IO] DOSFileFilter
Date Thu, 09 Sep 2004 11:22:47 GMT
Agreed!  I thought the whole point of the various commons libraries was
to provide a low-level set of libraries upon which other apps can be
built upon.  Why then is it such a problem for the different commons
project themselves to be interdependent?  I can understand not wanting
to have interdependencies between different areas of functionality (e.g.
[cli], [validator], [betwixt]), but surely we should encourage some of
the more specific commons projects to rely on the more general projects
(e.g. [lang], [io], [collections]) where appropriate?


-----Original Message-----
From: Steven Caswell [mailto:steve@mungoknotwise.com] 
Sent: 09 September 2004 12:07
To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
Subject: Re: [io] find API Was: [IO] DOSFileFilter

WildcardUtils look general enough that it could go into commons-lang,
but then of course you introduce a dependency, which seems to give some
people a lot more heartburn than it gives me. I hate to see classes put
into the wrong library just to avoid even dependencies that make sense.

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