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From Stephen Colebourne <>
Subject [lang] and the [reflect] project
Date Wed, 19 Mar 2008 19:12:08 GMT
> 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.


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