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Jigsaw and Extensions

From: Anselm Baird-Smith <abaird@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 1996 12:24:21 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199610021624.MAA12132@anansi.w3.org>
To: Markus Andrezak <andrezak@cs.tu-berlin.de>
Cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Markus Andrezak writes:
 > Hello.
 > When trying to extend the Jigsaw 1.0 alpha version with a simple java-class
 > I realised the following:
 > When I install a new reaource and then de-install it again, then change the
 > .java file, recompile and install the new, recompiled resource it has no
 > effect.
 > Re-compilation doesn't change a thing. The old java.class, obviously still
 > resistent in the Java-interpreter gets installed.
 > My question: Is it a bug or is it a feature?
A bug I guess

 > Is this in the nature of the java-interpreter or is it Jigsaw-specific? Is
 > there a workaround? Or am I simply doing something wrong?

I would say Java related, but I am probably biased ;-) The Java
interpreter doesn't allow you to reload a newer version of a class
(except by redefining a class loader, see the mailing list archive)

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