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From "Stephen Kestle (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (COLLECTIONS-110) [collections] Support parametized classes with commons.collections.
Date Thu, 15 Jun 2006 20:10:36 GMT
    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COLLECTIONS-110?page=comments#action_12416392 ]


Stephen Kestle commented on COLLECTIONS-110:
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Information:

commons.sf.net is active.  Since I couldn't get in touch with any one, I attempted a project
takeover.
They are trying to get to API compatibility with 3.2 ( http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?thread_id=1502771&forum_id=468212
- interestingly, they want to become a jakarta sandbox project...)
They have just moved to subversion on the 12th - I was having problems getting access to cvs.

I will at least be cleaning up the getInstance() methods (generically), and CollectionUtils
so that the type parameters are wider.

Improvements:

There are a few issues I have with the apache project listed here: http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?thread_id=1513198&forum_id=468212
Also, I wanted the 1.5 version to change Closure, but they said we should follow Apache -
see http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?thread_id=1513193&forum_id=468212 and http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/jakarta-commons-dev/200606.mbox/browser

Conclusions:

Can we improve upon the sf project with the aim to import rather than restarting?
An upgrade to generics should also re-address concepts and unity of the whole package.  I
think it should be a "new" project strong consideration for the current version.  
These discussions should happen on a wiki or a forum.  I shall go link this thread to the
sf project ( http://sourceforge.net/forum/message.php?msg_id=3781644 )

> [collections] Support parametized classes with commons.collections.
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>          Key: COLLECTIONS-110
>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COLLECTIONS-110
>      Project: Commons Collections
>         Type: Bug

>  Environment: Operating System: other
> Platform: Other
>     Reporter: Colbert Philippe

>
> It's time to create a parallel version of commons.collections to support 
> parametized classes of each container class and abstract class.  It's not that 
> hard.  There is a 23 PDF document on Sun Java website describing in detail how 
> it should be done and what to watch out for.
> I already converted a few classes from commons.collection privately for my own 
> needs.  Once you get the hang of it, it's a rather quick process.
> I am even willing to volunteer my time to do some more but I need the 
> collaboration of some of the original programmers to watch over things.

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