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From "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: [collections] general problem with decorators
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2003 23:52:37 GMT
This sounds OK, but what would the method be called?

OrderedSet.decorate()
OrderedSet.decorateHashSet()

?
Stephen

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Henri Yandell" <bayard@generationjava.com>
> Basically, the lack of empty constructors with default decoration
> decisions. Example I'm looking at:
> 
> I want an OrderedSet. The only way to get this is:
> 
> OrderedSet.decorate( new HashSet() )
> 
> [okay, could do TreeSet etc, also could use MapUtils].
> 
> I don't know about you, but this feels odd. :) Especially as the user
> knows that HashSet is unordered, so why provide it.
> 
> This may be a unique example, but it seems that we could choose a default
> empty map for each one.
> 
> Just a view..
> 
> Hen
> 
> 
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