[jcifs] SMB URL Parsing
Michael B. Allen
miallen at eskimo.com
Sat Sep 28 05:14:21 EST 2002
On Fri, 27 Sep 2002 13:29:53 -0500
"Christopher R. Hertel" <crh at ubiqx.mn.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 05:12:05AM -0400, Michael B. Allen wrote:
> > Well without much effort the standard Java 2 java.net.URL class seems to
> > parse most everything ok. I think we're just going to have to require Java
> > 2 and be done with it. BSD was the hold up IIRC and I think they said they
> > run Java 2 natively now.
> Actually, it was embedded systems and Personal Java implementations. I
> had some trouble with the Jeode system running Linux on the Sharp Zaurus
> palmtop (but I think the latter had to do more with Personal Java than
> with the rev level).
> jCIFS is modular enough, though, that folks should be able to write a
> class to handle any missing functionality if they want to port to
> something small.
Not if we make this change. The URL will be *the* SMB URL parser. We
have to use the Java 2 URL because the older one doesn't parse all the
fields. Once we move that's it. There's no turning back.
A program should be written to model the concepts of the task it
performs rather than the physical world or a process because this
maximizes the potential for it to be applied to tasks that are
conceptually similar and more importantly to tasks that have not
yet been conceived.
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