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From Stephen Colebourne <>
Subject Re: [lang][POLL] text package's mapped replace classes a.k.a. interpolation
Date Mon, 04 Jul 2005 23:06:42 GMT
Gary Gregory wrote:
> I'd like to get the feel of the community on whether VariableFormat can
> replace Interpolation and MappedMessageFormat? These two latter classes
> would be removed.

Certainly this will be the goal, as the current classes have too much 

> My goal is to hopefully pick one (VariableFormat) and beef up those
> tests (VariableFormatTest) and start moving towards a 2.2 release with
> the focus being on the a small text package. A la XP: release early,
> release often. :-)


text will (it seems) consist of VariableFormat, StrTokenizer and 
StrBuilder. Perhaps somewhere we can find a fast thread-safe 
NumberFormat class too.


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