DWT package mapping?

Frank Benoit keinfarbton at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 21 13:09:29 PDT 2008

Ary Borenszweig schrieb:
> I find that when porting stuff, renaming is not a good option. Take for
> instance Descent. It kept all the names of JDT unchanged, and that makes
> it very easy to add new code, make plugins work almost out of the box, etc.
> When I started Descent, I thought about renaming stuff like IJavaProject
> to IDeeProject, or something similar, but I asked the PHPEclipse guys
> what did they do, since they also used JDT's code base. They replied to
> me saying that they renamed IJavaProject to IPhpProject, things like
> that, big mistake, and that they were having a bad time getting updates
> from newer JDT releases, and that I should not do the same as they did.
> So my advice is to just keep the original names. Anyway, the S in SWT
> means Standard, so SWT for D is not bad. :-P

Thanks for your feedback.

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