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From Jan Luehe <Jan.Lu...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Classloading regression between commons-digester-1.0 and later versions
Date Sat, 01 Oct 2005 00:10:33 GMT

Simon Kitching wrote On 09/30/05 16:49,:

> It's not safe to put digester in the container path and expose this to
> components. Digester uses BeanUtils which uses lots of static variables.
> Any library that uses static variables is a very *bad* thing to place in
> a path that is shared by multiple supposedly independent components.
> I think that allowing a container to expose classes which are not part
> of the container specification is a really bad idea in any case:
> *
> Why do you have a need to expose digester to components rather than let
> components which want to use digester bundle it in WEB-INF/lib
> themselves?

What you suggest makes perfect sense.



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