ehcache dissected

At work, we are a heavy user of ehcache. Well, we would be… it was initially written at Wotif, to overcome problems with the Jakarta JCS project. I recently had to sit down and figure out exactly how it works, and thought I’d take a moment to write it up.

*Update*: I tested the Hibernate serialization behaviour. See below for more.

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Unnecessary dependencies are at least midly naughty

I really, really, shouldn’t bite, but… Cedric is asking about dependent test methods and if they are evil Well, they may not be evil, but they are at least mildly naughty.

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