…a better truncation to a variable
…y as suggested on https://community.jboss.org/message/783168?tstart=0#783168 by Nico Neubauer and some edits to make it better
…rder to support backward compatibility. added spaces before ifs.
…h compatibility issues
…added serialization methods
This 'trick' is used for us to consider the second live as started, even though it is waiting for the first live to stop.