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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: [VFS] Interest in starting a Java 7 FileSystem-based version?
Date Thu, 16 Mar 2017 05:54:47 GMT
Yes, and here we are with Java 9 at our doorstep.  Time flies.

I would recommend that you create a commons-vfs3 git repo for this as you will only be able
to borrow some code. A lot will be different.


> On Mar 15, 2017, at 8:12 PM, 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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