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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [beanutils2] Assertions class vs. lang Validate
Date Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:36:33 GMT
Okay, so how would you feel if BU2 would depend on Java 7 instead of Java
6? Is this acceptable from your PoV?


2014-03-03 14:10 GMT+01:00 Adrian Crum <adrian.crum@sandglass-software.com>:

> The Assertions class works fine and it serves its purpose. There is no
> need to make the library dependent on another library.
>
> Going that route, as a developer/user of the library, I would be forced to
> download and install two libraries instead of one. So it is more
> complication and work for me.
>
>
> Adrian Crum
> Sandglass Software
> www.sandglass-software.com
>
> On 3/3/2014 12:07 AM, Benedikt Ritter wrote:
>
>> Hi Adrian
>>
>>
>> 2014-03-02 8:03 GMT+01:00 Adrian Crum <adrian.crum@sandglass-software.com
>> >:
>>
>>  On 3/1/2014 9:33 AM, Benedikt Ritter wrote:
>>>
>>>  I don't like the idea of creating some kind of component hierarchy,
>>>> where
>>>> components higher up may depend on lower levels libs. This should be
>>>> decided for every individual case.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> I agree. If I just want some basic low-level library, I don't want it to
>>> have a multitude of silly dependencies.
>>>
>>> One of the main problems with this community is the
>>> top-down-one-size-fits-all mentality. It just makes things a lot harder
>>> than they should be from a user's/developer's perspective.
>>>
>>>
>> I don't understand what you mean with this. Can you explain some more?
>>
>>
>>
>>> Adrian Crum
>>> Sandglass Software
>>> www.sandglass-software.com
>>>
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