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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Collections] Is commons collections dormant ?
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2012 18:23:14 GMT
Guava is a fine product but I'd like to see a generics version of
[collections]. I wonder what state trunk is in and if could be released
soon...

Gary

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 1:13 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

> I would recommend guava over collections as well so it sounds like you
> disagree with both of us!
>
> :-)
>
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 1:07 PM, Benedikt Ritter
> <bene@systemoutprintln.de>wrote:
>
> > finally I've found the time to answer to this topic :) We had a similar
> > discussion a while ago [1]. Back then James suggested to drop collections
> > completely in favor of google guava. I have started to implement
> > QueryableCollections in trunk anyway, because I still disagree with
> James.
> > I would appreciate comments from one of commons collections commiters, if
> > they would like to have something like that. I still think, that the
> > possibility to query for elements would be a nice addition to
> collections.
> >
> > ATM I'm having some problems with the latest source:
> > Name clash: The method get(K) of type MultiMap<K,V> has the same erasure
> > as get(Object) of type Get<K,V> but does not override it
> >
> > Does anyone know something about that?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Benedikt
> >
> > [1] http://markmail.org/thread/**mymr5pucpqsdl527<
> http://markmail.org/thread/mymr5pucpqsdl527>
> >
> > Am 14.02.2012 17:00, schrieb Gary Gregory:
> >
> >> It's not dead, trunk has generics but it seems no one has put the time
> and
> >> effort towards a new release. Personally, it's something I'd like to see
> >> released again but ATM I am focusing my Apache time on getting VFS 2.1
> out
> >> the door.
> >>
> >
>



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