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From James Carman <>
Subject Re: Inherent problem with Java classes.
Date Wed, 07 Oct 2009 18:15:52 GMT
This should get you started:

You'll want to make sure you've got everything you need on the
classpath so that all of the file system types you need are enabled.

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 1:53 PM, Alan Grimes <> wrote:
> There's an inherent problem with all classes and class packages of all
> languages. Basically when you package up a bundle of classes there are
> few clues for a novice to determine which classes are for internal use
> only and which are the primary front end of the API. Similarly, when
> there are dozens of non-depreciated methods in a class, it becomes
> difficult for a novice to determine which are the critical calls that
> every application will inevitably use and which are there just to handle
> corner cases or special applications. This is why I had trouble finding
> the call for dowloading a file in the FTP system.
> Javadoc is wonderful. It certainly does help when one needs a
> refference. The VFS package seems to be closer to what I actually need,
> but at the same time it's much more complex. This is why HowTos and
> other tutorials are vitally important for all non-trivial packages,
> especially packages for use as libraries. =(
> Do you know where I can find useful getting started guides for VFS?
> --
> New president: Here we go again...
> A total rip-off.
> Powers are not rights.
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