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From Archie Cobbs <arc...@dellroad.org>
Subject Re: VM/Class Library Interface (or "Storming the Gates! Take 3!")
Date Fri, 04 Nov 2005 23:48:13 GMT
Tim Ellison wrote:
>>Matt> Wasn't one of the issues here the theoretical "What
>>Matt> happens when Sun defines a public VMClass class in
>>Matt> java.lang?"
>>
>>There's no bad (i.e., security violating) situation that can arise
>>from this.  It is no different from Sun adding any other class that is
>>not yet implemented in Classpath.
> 
> There would be a namespace collision though (I'd guess the risk is small
> tho')

Not an issue: code that relies on Sun's new class wouldn't compile
or run properly with the yet-to-be updated Classpath in either case!

-Archie

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