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From skitch...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r156403 - jakarta/commons/proper/beanutils/trunk/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils/converters/AbstractArrayConverter.java
Date Mon, 07 Mar 2005 07:21:14 GMT
Author: skitching
Date: Sun Mar  6 23:21:13 2005
New Revision: 156403

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?view=rev&rev=156403
Log:
Provide ability to pass special NO_DEFAULT object as the "defaultValue"
parameter to the constructor. Also fix misleading javadoc.

Modified:
    jakarta/commons/proper/beanutils/trunk/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils/converters/AbstractArrayConverter.java

Modified: jakarta/commons/proper/beanutils/trunk/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils/converters/AbstractArrayConverter.java
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs/jakarta/commons/proper/beanutils/trunk/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils/converters/AbstractArrayConverter.java?view=diff&r1=156402&r2=156403
==============================================================================
--- jakarta/commons/proper/beanutils/trunk/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils/converters/AbstractArrayConverter.java
(original)
+++ jakarta/commons/proper/beanutils/trunk/src/java/org/apache/commons/beanutils/converters/AbstractArrayConverter.java
Sun Mar  6 23:21:13 2005
@@ -72,11 +72,25 @@
      */
     public AbstractArrayConverter(Object defaultValue) {
 
-        this.defaultValue = defaultValue;
-        this.useDefault = true;
+        if (defaultValue == NO_DEFAULT) {
+            this.useDefault = false;
+        } else {
+            this.defaultValue = defaultValue;
+            this.useDefault = true;
+        }
 
     }
 
+    // ------------------------------------------------------- Static Variables
+
+    /**
+     * This is a special reference that can be passed as the "default object"
+     * to the constructor to indicate that no default is desired. Note that
+     * the value 'null' cannot be used for this purpose, as the caller may
+     * want a null to be returned as the default.
+     */
+    public static final Object NO_DEFAULT = new Object();
+
     // ----------------------------------------------------- Instance Variables
 
 
@@ -123,11 +137,12 @@
      * in the Java language into a <code>List</code> individual Strings
      * for each element, according to the following rules.</p>
      * <ul>
-     * <li>The string must have matching '{' and '}' delimiters around
-     *     a comma-delimited list of values.</li>
-     * <li>Whitespace before and after each element is stripped.
-     * <li>If an element is itself delimited by matching single or double
-     *     quotes, the usual rules for interpreting a quoted String apply.</li>
+     * <li>The string is expected to be a comma-separated list of values.</li>
+     * <li>The string may optionally have matching '{' and '}' delimiters
+     *   around the list.</li>
+     * <li>Whitespace before and after each element is stripped.</li>
+     * <li>Elements in the list may be delimited by single or double quotes.
+     *  Within a quoted elements, the normal Java escape sequences are valid.</li>
      * </ul>
      *
      * @param svalue String value to be parsed



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