Questions on the NIO.2 API

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at
Mon Jan 31 09:01:56 PST 2011

Hi all,

On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 4:55 PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at>wrote:

> Martijn Verburg wrote:
>> :
>> Perhaps a compromise?  Have a certain defined set of
>> StandardFileStoreTypes, yet still allow more to be added on the fly? Perhaps
>> something a little like how CopyOptions are dealt with?  OK, I'm probably
>> starting to get out of my depth here :)
> I think this is what Rémi is suggesting (and we use this pattern in a few
> places in the API to allow for provider specific extensions). The question
> is whether this is really needed and what would the standard types be (as
> they are many formats in use and growing all the time).

My hypothetical examples are probably a bit far-fetched (to put it mildly)?
 I'm happy to go back to my corner and be quiet for a bit :)

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