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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][archive] Re: Delayed entry parsing
Date Fri, 28 Mar 2008 22:16:07 GMT
Alexei Fedotov wrote:
> Actually I was thinking of benefits of extending ByteBuffer and
> returning ByteBuffer instance from the static method. Imagine a time
> when the same ByteBuffer would be used through the whole
> implementation starting from a memory mapped file till UTF-8 decoder
> input, and only relative positions would be passed around.
> 
> The reason why I did not use the ByteBuffer for return type was I was
> unable to find enough arguments for that complication right now. May
> be Alexey's MANIFEST would be the case when it would be convenient
> just to shift the last buffer position a over a nul character.
> 
> Folks, I need your opinion to either rename the class or change return
> type to a slightly heavier one.

Rename.  Let's move one step at a time.

Regards,
Tim

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