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From "Bill Barker" <wbar...@wilshire.com>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Create a sandbox commons-money component?
Date Fri, 13 Feb 2009 04:19:32 GMT

"Stephen Colebourne" <scolebourne@btopenworld.com> wrote in message 
news:4994BB71.9070808@btopenworld.com...
> One of the items the JDK doesn't have is a Money class (despite having a 
> Currency class). I'm raising the question of whether others here would be 
> interested in creating a new component (or possibly adding it to a Java 5 
> version of commons-lang).
>
> I have recently coded a Money class with full tests, which I have 
> considered releasing as a Joda-Money component. But I don't really have 
> the time to put into this with the JSR-310 work. If there are others at 
> commons that want to take what I've done and breath life into it to get it 
> released perhaps that might be the best way?
>
> I don't consider what I have done to be complete BTW. It is a basic Money 
> class, but I was planning on adding BigMoney, formatting and parsing too - 
> if I had enough time.
>
> One key scope point, I see this as just being to provide the value objects 
> and formatting. All the myriad of financial calculations shouldn't be part 
> of the basic commons-money, thus it would be a very small component.
>

I'm definately interested even in just the basic version.  But would put in 
time to work on the finacial calculations as well if the project wanted to 
go there.

> To reiterate, I don't really have time to lead this or release it, so I'm 
> just testing the water to see if it piques anyone's interest.
>
> Stephen 




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