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From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject Re: [Lang] Pair toString
Date Wed, 20 Apr 2011 20:36:19 GMT
Gary Gregory wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 1:24 PM, Matt Benson <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 1:10 AM, Henri Yandell <>
>> wrote:
>> > Is Pair now good (for a value of consensually agreed good)?
>> Good enough, although Stephen noted in ImmutablePair's javadoc that
>> being non-final, a subclass could add
>> undesirable/counter-to-expectation behavior.  I can't see any reason
>> why we shouldn't make this class final, particularly as the option
>> always exists to lift that restriction should someone later provide a
>> justification for doing so.  Does anyone object to this?
> Please do not make the class final.
> The first thing I want to do is dump my custom pair class and plug this
> one in. But, in order to do so, I need to override toString().
> Which gives me another custom class... so why do I want to do this? Hm...
> good question. Until I play with it some more, I am not sure which way to
> go for my use case. Just don't lock me out ;)

Couldn't you use in that case Pair<T,U> directly?

- Jörg

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