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From "Markus M. May" <>
Subject Re: UpdaterConfig
Date Wed, 14 Jul 2004 20:14:09 GMT
+1 for removal of everything unused and not needed right now. after we 
have cleared the API we could add this once again. there is still svn 
which takes care about backups :-)
Nick Chalko wrote:
> Adam R. B. Jack wrote:
>>> like I said already, I am browsing through the API and adding JavaDoc to
>>>  some classes. Right now I have a problem concerning the UpdaterConfig.
>>> This class is called all over the API and should provide basic
>>> configuration for the application. But right now, I am pretty unsure,
>>> how this configuration is provided to the calling classes.
>> That was (is?) a nice experiment by Anou. Basically we wanted some 
>> form of
>> 'ant types' (configuration in XML) but outside of Ant. The configuration
>> file is read, and named configured objects are stored in a registry (by
>> namespaced name).
>> I think it works, but has some usage issues, so right now I'm kinda 
>> hoping
>> to leave it on the side, until we find time to work on it. I do like the
>> idea.
> My preference is to CUT what is not being used. If there is not a test 
> case that exercise this,  ask about it on the list and then we can kill it.
> R,
> Nick

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