Ted Neward wrote:
All this really does, though, is help underscore how fundamentally broken the Java ClassLoader model really is. CLASSPATH is a gross hack and should be deprecated immediately (as in entirely absent from JDK 1.5 and up), and issues like verisoning and JAR-to-JAR dependencies resolved in a more sane and reasonable fashion. Anybody out there in bloggerland willing to go in with me on a new JSR? [The Mountain of Worthless Information]
I couldn't agree more. I've sent him an e-mail offering to help out with the JSR.