The Ironism


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The Ironism

The lair of Lars J. Nilsson. Contains random musings on beer, writing and this thing we call life.

January 4th, 2007 1

Musing on Java characters

I’ve run across a certain problem amoung Java programmers for a long time now. And today I saw it again. Enough. Consider the following, made-up, statement about a fictional factory class: This factory contructs objects from a Reader. But I need to use it from an InputStream. Why isn’t there a kind of ReaderInputStream or why [...]