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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [lang] Collections -> Lang
Date Thu, 07 Apr 2011 14:37:21 GMT
On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 1:52 AM, James Ring <sjr@jdns.org> wrote:
> Have you seen http://google-collections.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/javadoc/com/google/common/collect/Ordering.html
> ? This does similar stuff to ReverseComparator and the API is
> excellent.
>
> On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 4:37 PM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Deja Vu time.
>>

As you mention, we've had this discussion before.

>> Collections is dead.

I can only acknowledge the fact that any interested committers have
had far too little time to push the next version over the finish line.

>> I hereby give notice that there are a few basic
>> classes in Collections that I want to copy into Lang and genericize
>> (ComparableComparator, ReverseComparator etc - dull stuff instead of
>> serious data structures).
>>

We have some overlap between [lang] and other components already, e.g.
Fraction with [math], reflection stuff adapted from [beanutils]...
pulling in the basic types you mention would seem to be in scope.
This doesn't preclude [collections]' eventual resurrection.

Matt

>> Vision-wise I'm seeing that as Lang 3.1 (i.e. JIRA's 3.1 is noise; in
>> fact I'll rename that to 3.x :) ).
>>



>> Hen
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