commons-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From David Graham <grahamdavid1...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [validator] New routines package and plans
Date Mon, 23 Jan 2006 01:31:31 GMT
Re the ORO dependency:
It can be avoided if we use the Java 1.4 java.util.regex package.  It's
much faster than ORO in the testing I did a year ago.  I would love to
drop the ORO dependency to make the Validator distro lighter.

David


--- Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 1/22/06, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> > Commons validator serves two functions:
> >
> > 1) To provide validation routines
> > 2) To provide a mini validation framework
> >
> > I'd like to more clearly separate out these two aspects, so as a first
> step
> > in this process I have created a new "routines" package with the
> intention
> > that validation routines, which can be used on their own, with no
> other
> > dependencies are all moved into that package.
> <snip/>
> 
> I'd be interested in the separation to the point of a "routines" jar,
> needing nothing beyond the JDK (just as the routines package you've
> created does as of today).
> 
> 
> > The next stage would be to move other validators (i.e. credit card,
> ISBN,
> > Email and URL) into this package (with some refactoring).
> <snap/>
> 
> Do you think this will need to pull in the oro dependency? Can it be
> avoided? ;-)
> 
> 
> > Once thats done, I'd like to start work on tackling the framework's
> short
> > comings. I've probably used up my "open source" cycles for a little
> while -
> > but I hope to keep returning chipping away at this.
> >
> > Opinions/comments welcome.
> <snip/>
> 
> Good stuff, IMO.
> 
> -Rahul
> 
> 
> >
> > Niall
> >
>


Get Firefox!
http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/

__________________________________________________
Do You Yahoo!?
Tired of spam?  Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around 
http://mail.yahoo.com 

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: commons-dev-unsubscribe@jakarta.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: commons-dev-help@jakarta.apache.org


Mime
View raw message