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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: [Collections] Is commons collections dormant ?
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2012 18:13:22 GMT
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

> 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]**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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