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From "Peter Edworthy" <pe...@edworthy.org>
Subject ClassLib implementations WAS some ideas
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2005 10:27:44 GMT
Hello,

> On Thu, 2005-06-02 at 10:42 +0900, Renaud BECHADE wrote:
>> I guess this is a schema that happens very oftenÂ…
>> Lol
>
> It does happen quite a bit though. I'll admit that there are plenty of
> parts in Classpath which are pretty poorly implemented. And there are
> parts of Sun's implementation which seem very good.

How clean are the separations between packages/groups of packages in
ClassPath?
i.e. how possible would it be to use say java.sql.* with another
implementation of java.lang?

I ask this as I'm just wondering if having the ClassLoader select from
multiple implementations based on user preference for that package would
be a good idea or just an added complication.

I see this as being of most use with the two cases you listed of
specialist users and using native implementations.

I suppose it possibly should be handled by the base ClassLib that contains
the ClassLoader Class rather than at the primordial ClassLoader level.

Thanks,
Pete


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