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From Stephen Colebourne <>
Subject Re: [lang] Questions concerning VariableFormatter
Date Thu, 04 Aug 2005 07:27:09 GMT
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Tom Schindl wrote:
> I just found out that this project has exactly what I was searching for 
> long time because MessageFormat doesn't really suite my needs.
> I see that this Class has been added in 2.2:
> --------------------------------------------
> a. Is there any plan when 2.2 is released
When its ready ;-) No firm dates, but work rate is pretty high at present.

> b. What would be with adding formats applied to values like 
> MessageFormat does it {myDate,date,short}. The attached patch does that 
> simply using MessageFormat.
I agree that this is a good idea if done carefully. However we have no 
plans to do this at present. You might want to propose some 
suggestions/code separately.

> c. Are there any planned changes to VariableFormatter to make it more 
> look like MessageFormat?
Not at present, although its my personal opinion that it should extend 
Format before 2.2 release. You could help code this.


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