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From Jörg Schaible <Joerg.Schai...@scalaris.com>
Subject Re: Lang: ObjectUtils
Date Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:22:41 GMT
Hi Hen,

Henri Yandell wrote:

> I don't see any value having the first two methods - replacing the '=='
> sign is a bit too far in the 'provide simple methods' direction I think :)
> 
> I think the third method is already in Lang as:
> 
>     ArrayUtils.contains(array, null);


Well, no, this is not, what the method does! With Lang we could use now:

    ObjectUtils.firstNotNull(array) != null


> Having a containsNull is semantically nice, but I'm not sure it's needed.

The question is here more, why the method is part of ObjectUtils, since it 
operates on an Array and I did not find it immediately (and I am probably 
not alone).

Cheers,
Jörg


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