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From "C. Grobmeier" <grobme...@possessed.de>
Subject Re: I wrote several methods for IOCommons FileUtil. How can I donate it to IOCommons?
Date Mon, 19 Jun 2006 09:43:19 GMT
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search in the mailinglist archives for the reasons to split up IO and
compress. Then come back and start a discussion for undo this split.


Dakota Jack wrote:
> What the hell is "specialized IO"?  Someone makes these terms up and
> then people think they have meaning.  Compression is definitely not a
> specialized aspect of IO.  Compression is critical to handling IO well
> and belongs in an IO package.
> 
> On 6/18/06, C. Grobmeier <grobmeier@possessed.de> wrote:
> +1 to put this in Compress. I really don't get the point why this should
> be in IO. As Martin said, i see compress as specialized IO. For me it
> would be also OK if IO would depend on compress.
> 
> in my latest draft is allready a CompressUtils class where it would fit
> perfectly :-)
> 
> regards,
> chris.
> 
> Torsten Curdt wrote:
>>> re:but AFAIK zip and jar share the same compression algorithm anyway.
> 
>>> The algorithms are similar but not the same.
> 
>> Educated me ...Jar*putStream extends Zip*putStream and I have never
>> come across a jar I could not unzip with the usual zip command.
> 
>>> re:...and then add a methods for bzip2, compress and gzip, too? See
>>> where I
>>> am heading? Better let's have a CompressUtils in compress.
> 
>>> Compress doesn't work with files while IO does. On the other hand IO
>>> doesn't
>>> work with compression while Compress does ;-)
>>> I think it would be good idea to add compress to IO :-)
> 
>> It has been removed from there because it was mixing concerns IIRC.
> 
>> Getting from File to FileInputStream is easy and no reason to add
>> compression algorithms to IO.
> 
>> cheers
>> --
>> Torsten
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