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From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Common IO structure
On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 10:44:15PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 12:35:26AM +0100, Benjamin Geer wrote:
> > In Java there are two I/O libraries, the original one (java.io)[1] and 
> > the new one (java.nio)[2].  The old one has the virtue of being easy to 
> > understand and use, and flexible enough for many situations.  The basic 
> 
> Uh, no.  I don't have the API reference in front of me, but I seem to
> recall somewhere around a dozen or so predefined classes for doing
> I/O...  all sorts of StreamReaders, etc, etc.  Please do not model
> anything after this horribly bloated API.

Agreed!  The java.io.* stuff is a great example of what NOT to do.

Rich.

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