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From Emmanuel Bourg <ebo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Configuration] Question re-developer access
Date Thu, 07 Apr 2005 20:41:34 GMT
Once you file the bug we will discuss the issue and your suggestions. 
Those likely to apply your changes are the active maintainers of Commons 
Configuration, currently that's Oliver Heger, Eric Pugh and myself.

Emmanuel Bourg


Jamie Guillemette wrote:

> Thanks Emmanuel,
> 
> After i enter the bugs in bugzilla.... with the patch.. who has access 
> to apply my fixes...
> also.. what about issues that relate to design..
> 
> Thanks
> J.
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Emmanuel Bourg" <ebourg@apache.org>
> To: "Jakarta Commons Developers List" <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 4:19 PM
> Subject: Re: [Configuration] Question re-developer access
> 
> 
>> Hi Jamie, a good way to start getting involved in the project is to 
>> file a bug in Bugzilla for every problem you encounter, and attach a 
>> patch if you have a suggestion to fix the issue.
>>
>> Emmanuel Bourg
>>
>>
>> Jamie Guillemette wrote:
>>
>>> Hey guys bare with me a bit here....
>>> I've been a java programmer for many years... and have always said I 
>>> will eventually get involved in an open source project..
>>>
>>> I opened up the configuration source.. and I'm finding many little 
>>> tweaks that might be needed. What I'm wondering is whats the best way 
>>> to go about this...
>>>
>>> I could just make all the changes and list them in a single email... 
>>> or should i be sending an individual one for each..?
>>>
>>> examples of what im finding....
>>> 1) when loading a file we convert the filename to its URL..
>>> but when saving the file.. we dont use the url obtained when 
>>> opening.. intsead we try to guess the location.. may be the cause of 
>>> some of the save() issue.. (see previous email)
>>>
>>> 2) coding standards:
>>> found this in one class...
>>>
>>> public void load(String fileName) throws ConfigurationException
>>> ..
>>> (and in the body of this method is...)
>>>
>>> catch (ConfigurationException e)
>>>        {
>>>            throw e;
>>>        }
>>>
>>> which is totatlly redundant and should be removed....
>>>
>>> So.. back to my original question.. whats the best way for me to go 
>>> about doing some project clean up?
>>>
>>> thx,
>>> J.
>>>
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