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From Mark Miller <markrmil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: LowerCaseFilter, is there a reason why the class is final?
Date Fri, 11 Sep 2009 14:13:18 GMT
I think thats true - but its also interesting to note: LowerCaseFilter
has been final since it was put into svn in 01.

-- 
- Mark

http://www.lucidimagination.com



Ted Dunning wrote:
>
> Copy/paste.  Clearly Uwe and others were worried that users wouldn't
> be able to extend these classes compatibly. 
>
> My own opinion is that this causes worse problems with back
> compatibility because people wind up copying code instead of calling
> it.  You may be able to extend an abstract class to minimize your work.
>
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 5:33 AM, Daniel Shane
> <shaned@lexum.umontreal.ca <mailto:shaned@lexum.umontreal.ca>> wrote:
>
>     Does anyone else see a way of doing this that is simple?
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Ted Dunning, CTO
> DeepDyve
>





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