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From Stephen Colebourne <scolebou...@joda.org>
Subject Re: [lang] Time for RC3?
Date Wed, 06 Jul 2011 09:08:32 GMT
On 6 July 2011 09:52, Jörg Schaible <joerg.schaible@scalaris.com> wrote:
> I can traverse now the set of keys to get this list when it is internally
> implemented with a LinkedHashMap. Remember, one important element of a
> contexted exception is a more informational and structured message. In the
> list above I can see quite immediately where the problem is and in which way
> the application flow failed. Any idea how we could improve the API to
> support this with an implementation? Something like:
>
>  List<Pair<String, Object>> getEntries();

This could be the main API with convenience methods for
getFirstValue() and getValues(). You would store data internally in
this format, not as a map. Lookups by key are then O(n) but that is
unlikely to be a problem in exceptional code.

Stephen

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