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From Benedikt Ritter <benerit...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [BeanUtils2] Do we still need the internal and the transformers package?
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2012 06:43:26 GMT
2012/6/19 Simone Tripodi <simonetripodi@apache.org>:
> Hello,
>
>> I remember, that we added the internal package, because we had the
>> need to split up the code base. Looking at the code base now, I don't
>> see any reason for the internal package. Can we move Assertions back
>> to the main package and remove the internal package?
>
> yes, I am taking care of it (not sure that action worths an issue)
>
>> And what do we need the transformer for? It has been there from the
>> beginning, but we never used it. Is it an artifact from BeanUtils1
>> that can be dropped as well?
>
> We've haven't used it but we could (should?) do - BU supports the
> useful feature of properties settings via Converters, that means that
> someone could chose to pass a String to set an Integer.
>

okay, I understand

> The transformer package was initially designed for that purpose - we
> never used it because of lack of time, not because it is not useful :P
>

thanks for the info :-)

> best,
> -Simo
>
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