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From "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: [collections] LoopingIterator
Date Fri, 01 Nov 2002 09:01:54 GMT
From: "Jonathan Carlson" <joncrlsn2@yahoo.com>
> I can add a remove method and test cases unless it's easier
> for you to just add it.  I think it would just use the
> remove method on the Collection.  If the iterator returned
> by the Collection implementer doesn't support it then this
> won't either.

If you could submit the revised code and test case, I think that I'm willing
to commit it to collections.

Stephen


> As for a use-case, I am using it for a displaying a number
> of our banner ads on our e-commerce site.  The round-robin
> task dispatcher mentioned earlier is another one.
>
> Jonathan Carlson
>
>
>
> --- Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne@joda.org> wrote:
> > [Jonathan, I have sent back to commons-dev mailing list
> > which is the
> > appropriate place for design/code discussions.]
> >
> > I took a quick look, and I believe that the code in the
> > zip will work.
> > However, my main concern is why this would be needed. Is
> > there a use case
> > for an iterator that never ends?
> >
> > I would also like to see the remove method implemented.
> > It should be
> > possible.
> >
> > Stephen
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Jonathan Carlson" <joncrlsn2@yahoo.com>
> > To: <scolebourne@joda.org>
> > Sent: Friday, October 18, 2002 3:53 PM
> > Subject: LoopingIterator
> >
> >
> > > Hi Stephen,
> > >
> > > Thanks for your work on the IteratorUtils.  I thought
> > this
> > > might be a good addition if it hasn't been added
> > already.
> > > It's an iterator that loops continually.
> > Unfortunately, it
> > > can't just decorate another iterator but has to wrap a
> > > collection due to the fact that iterators cannot be
> > reset
> > > to the beginning of the collection.
> > >
> > > Included is a jUnit test case that shows it works "as
> > > advertised".  Hope this helps.
> > >
> > > Jonathan Carlson
> > > Minneapolis, Minnesota
> > >
> > >
> > > =====
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> > > joncrlsn@users.sf.net
> > > Minneapolis, Minnesota
> > >
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>
> > ATTACHMENT part 2 application/x-zip-compressed
> name=LoopingIterator.zip
>
>
>
> =====
> Jonathan Carlson
> joncrlsn@users.sf.net
> Minneapolis, Minnesota
>
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