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From Peter Ansell <>
Subject Re: [VFS] Interest in starting a Java 7 FileSystem-based version?
Date Thu, 16 Mar 2017 03:42:13 GMT
An example from Google of a custom Java-7 file system provider (Apache
licensed) which may also be useful is at:



On 16 March 2017 at 14:12, Matt Sicker <> wrote:
> Ralph has mentioned in the past an idea about rewriting commons-vfs using
> java.nio.file from Java 7. I was playing with this API today attempting to
> abstract some S3 file operations using <
>> and found that
> the API is pretty nice. OpenJDK already contains implementations for the
> normal file system and zip files if I recall correctly (so probably also
> jar files).
> Anyways, if we were to go forward with starting work on this, should we
> just make a commons-vfs3 branch in the vfs repo? Or does this belong in the
> sandbox?
> --
> Matt Sicker <>

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