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From Stephen Colebourne <scolebou...@joda.org>
Subject Re: [LANG] support for k, M suffices when parsing numbers
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2011 14:54:59 GMT
I'd say creating a new class for one method is a bad idea. HumanUtils
might work, although it could scope creep.

Best approach is to try and think of other similar utilities, ie. look in Ant.

Stephen


On 2 June 2011 15:52, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 10:50 AM, James Carman <james@carmanconsulting.com>wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 10:31 AM, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > FWIW, this type of code lives in Ant as long
>> > org.apache.tools.ant.util.StringUtils#parseHumanSizes(String).  IMO it
>> > would be fine to copy/adapt this method into lang3 in perhaps
>> > StringUtils or NumberUtils.  No harm in creating MemUtils as James
>> > suggested, but unless we can think of other things to go there I don't
>> > know if it can be justified.
>> >
>>
>> I would also suggest a method that takes a long and spits out a string
>> with the biggest denomination (kb, mb, gb, etc.) it can find to
>> display it.
>>
>> If it doesn't go in its own class, where else would you put it?
>> Perhaps StringUtils or NumberUtils?  Maybe even SystemUtils, since
>> there are memory-related methods in System?
>>
>
> I like MemUtils so far.
>
> Gary
>
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