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From rdon...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: jakarta-commons/beanutils/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils BeanUtils.java PropertyUtils.java
Date Sun, 01 Dec 2002 22:38:27 GMT
rdonkin     2002/12/01 14:38:27

  Modified:    beanutils/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils
                        BeanUtils.java PropertyUtils.java
  Log:
  Improved java docs so that users are less likely to mistake the way that copyProperties
is supposed to work.
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.28      +8 -6      jakarta-commons/beanutils/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils/BeanUtils.java
  
  Index: BeanUtils.java
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-commons/beanutils/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils/BeanUtils.java,v
  retrieving revision 1.27
  retrieving revision 1.28
  diff -u -r1.27 -r1.28
  --- BeanUtils.java	19 Nov 2002 20:20:08 -0000	1.27
  +++ BeanUtils.java	1 Dec 2002 22:38:27 -0000	1.28
  @@ -178,9 +178,11 @@
        * silently ignored.</p>
        *
        * <p>If the origin "bean" is actually a <code>Map</code>, it is
assumed
  -     * to contain String-valued simple property names as the keys, pointing at
  +     * to contain String-valued <strong>simple</strong> property names as the
keys, pointing at
        * the corresponding property values that will be converted (if necessary)
  -     * and set in the destination bean.</p>
  +     * and set in the destination bean. <strong>Note</strong> that this method
  +     * is intended to perform a "shallow copy" of the properties and so complex
  +     * properties (for example, nested ones) will not be copied.</p>
        *
        * <p>This method differs from <code>populate()</code>, which
        * was primarily designed for populating JavaBeans from the map of request
  
  
  
  1.35      +8 -6      jakarta-commons/beanutils/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils/PropertyUtils.java
  
  Index: PropertyUtils.java
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-commons/beanutils/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils/PropertyUtils.java,v
  retrieving revision 1.34
  retrieving revision 1.35
  diff -u -r1.34 -r1.35
  --- PropertyUtils.java	26 Nov 2002 21:28:46 -0000	1.34
  +++ PropertyUtils.java	1 Dec 2002 22:38:27 -0000	1.35
  @@ -232,9 +232,11 @@
        * the destination bean.</p>
        *
        * <p>If the origin "bean" is actually a <code>Map</code>, it is
assumed
  -     * to contain String-valued simple property names as the keys, pointing
  +     * to contain String-valued <strong>simple</strong> property names as the
keys, pointing
        * at the corresponding property values that will be set in the destination
  -     * bean.</p>
  +     * bean.<strong>Note</strong> that this method is intended to perform 
  +     * a "shallow copy" of the properties and so complex properties 
  +     * (for example, nested ones) will not be copied.</p>
        *
        * @param dest Destination bean whose properties are modified
        * @param orig Origin bean whose properties are retrieved
  
  
  

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