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From Jim Redman <...@ergotech.com>
Subject Re: Using List and Map instead of Vector and Hashtable
Date Sun, 30 Jun 2002 01:11:42 GMT

This was discussed somewhat recently - you may want to go back through 
the archives.  Some of us are still using XML-RPC in applets and so 
require JDK1.1 compatibility.  List/Map break that.


On 2002.06.29 13:31 Peter Lyons wrote:
> I've just started using xml-rpc, and I found it very straightforward
> and
> had it integrated into a WebObjects webapp in short order, so thanks
> to
> all the developers!  I'd like to patch some of the sources to use
> java.util.List/Map instead of Vector/Hashtable so users could choose
> which collection implementations to use.  Does this seem worthwhile to
> you?
>         If so, would someone be willing to help me (off the list)
> getting the build working as I have never done jakarta development
> before, and was able to check out the sources and get ant and maven
> installed, but am confused by the error message I get when doing 'ant
> -f
> build-maven.xml'.
> Thanks,
> Peter Lyons
> P.S.  There might be some trickiness using the interfaces as someone
> could write a class that implements both List and Map, so we would
> have
> to decide which order to do the instanceof checks, and document that a
> class that implements both gets treated as a Map (or List if that is
> better)


Jim Redman
(505) 662 5156

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