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From "Nathan Beyer" <nbe...@kc.rr.com>
Subject RE: [classlib] trying new framework for testing serialization
Date Fri, 07 Jul 2006 23:00:20 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stepan Mishura [mailto:stepan.mishura@gmail.com]
> * When loading the resource, the name is assembled using
> File.separatorChar
> > as the separator, but you should just be using the character "/" since
> > that's the normative class path separator.
> I didn't catch what the problem with File.separatorChar.

The field java.io.File.separatorChar varies from platform to platform "\" on
windows, "/" on Unix/Linux/etc and is intended for file system use. The
resource paths of a class loader use the separator "/"; it doesn't vary by
platform. The ClassLoader is probably being agreeable and letting this code
get away with it, but it's not required to.


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