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From Gary Gregory <GGreg...@seagullsoftware.com>
Subject RE: Weird class names [WAS RE: [VOTE] Release Commons IO 2.0 based on RC3]
Date Tue, 12 Oct 2010 04:23:08 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jodastephen@gmail.com [mailto:jodastephen@gmail.com] On Behalf Of
> Stephen Colebourne
> Sent: Monday, October 11, 2010 17:09
> To: Commons Developers List
> Subject: Re: Weird class names [WAS RE: [VOTE] Release Commons IO 2.0 based on
> RC3]
> 
> On 12 October 2010 00:29, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Part of me thinks its a bit late in the day to raise this when its
> > been in svn for 2+ years. But then again, if more people agree with
> > Gary then I can cancel the release and rename them (I would probably
> > opt for FileItem, FileObserver, FileMonitor rather than
> > FileSystemItem, FileSystemObserver, FileSystemMonitor).
> 
> I strongly recommend renaming in line with the JDK -
> http://openjdk.java.net/projects/nio/javadoc/index.html
> (assuming the classes are unreleased ATM)  I do agree that it is
> unfortunate to have an issue at this point.
> 
> I would be happy with the shorter (non system) names too.

I just realized that [io] is not consistent with itself since it provides a class named FileSystemUtils
(not FilesystemUtils). So [io] trunk has both naming conventions.

Gary

> 
> Stephen
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