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From Torsten Curdt <>
Subject Re: [beanutils] commons collection classes
Date Fri, 18 May 2007 12:51:23 GMT
On 18.05.2007, at 13:57, Niall Pemberton wrote:

> I wasn't part of the decision at the time, but (at least some if not
> all) these classes are in the BeanUtils public API so changing the
> package would have (and still will) broken binary compatibility (to
> remove the dependency on Collections 'coz of its incompatibility
> between versions!) - they were copied and (AFAIK) the parts of the
> public API deprecated with the intention of removing them in the next
> release - but there hasn't been one since that was done and 1.7.0
> released.

I am not pointing fingers. But whatever it takes - having those  
classes in there like this is not acceptable and needs to be fixed ASAP.


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