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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [lang] and the [reflect] project
Date Wed, 19 Mar 2008 19:37:10 GMT

--- Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne@btopenworld.com>
wrote:

> > This brings us
> > back, however, to the question of whether
> [reflect]
> > should be resurrected.  My personal feeling is
> that
> > the scope of [reflect] as repository for "stuff to
> > make it easier to work with java.lang.reflect" is
> so
> > small and has so much overlap with [lang], that
> it's
> > not really worth it.  The namespace of
> > java.lang.reflect once again emphasizes that this
> > stuff is at best a subset of functionality that
> makes
> > sense in [lang].
> 
> My point was not really about reviving [reflect],
> but taking the code 
> from it. I believe that the code was actually quite
> good and covered a 
> lot of corner cases before it went dormant.
> 

Cool.  I'll have a look; I think this puts most of us,
if not on the same page, at least in the same chapter.
 Thanks!

-Matt

> Stephen
> 
> 
> 
>
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