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From cmanola...@yahoo.com
Subject Re: WEB-INF classloading and on the fly compilation
Date Fri, 15 Sep 2000 01:04:27 GMT
> > A compiler is a very complex tool, with a very narrow goal - to produce
> > bytecode from a java source. It doesn't try to be the coolest
> > distributable-location-independent-load-from-network app.
> > 
> > I would be more than happy if the compiler would do a good job at
> > generating a reasonable good code at a reasonable speed.
> 
> It's such an easy hack... Instead of opening files, once you have the
> class name, you call getResource();

Is it? What about modification time, random access ( URL doesn't have it)?
What about speed ( adding a layer that reduces the available API does that
most of the time ) ?

Costin  




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