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From "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: [COLLECTIONS] MultiHashMap.get()
Date Sun, 14 Mar 2004 15:44:02 GMT
Javadoc of MultiMap improved dramatically. This involved adding methods to
the MultiMap interface, however they override methods in Map so the change
is backwards compatible.
Stephen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebourne@btopenworld.com>
> Yes, this will need a javadoc fix. The null is returned to indicate that
> there are no values mapped to this key (as per normal Map API).
>
> Stephen
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "James Carman" <james@carmanconsulting.com>
> In the documentation for MultiHashMap, it claims "Getting a value will
> always return a Collection, holding all the values put to that key."
> However, the following code fails...
>
>
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> final MultiHashMap map = new MultiHashMap();
>
> assertNotNull( map.get( "Hello" ) );
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>
> From the documentation, I would think that the get() method should return
an
> EMPTY (and probably unmodifiable) collection, not a null reference.  Am I
> misinterpreting it?
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