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From "Michael A. Smith" <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Lang] Strings' methods with String arguments
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2002 19:25:15 GMT
On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, Henri Yandell wrote:
> I have an admission of guilt. When I wrote the StringTaglib I had a host
> of overloaded methods for Strings which took a String instead of an int
> and converted appropriately.
> 
> With reflection, these seem entirely out of place. An example being:
> 
> Strings.repeat(String str, String number)
> 
> which translates number to an int and calls:
> 
> Strings.repeat(String str, int num).
> 
> I'd like to remove these from Strings, does anyone see any good reason to
> keep them, or think that I should worry heavily about deprecation etc?

It's an unreleased sandbox component, so no, I don't think you need to 
worry about it.  However, according to Gump, turbine depends on the 
lang component so beware of possible flames.

michael


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