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From "Henri Yandell (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (LANG-510) Convert StringUtils API to take CharSequence
Date Mon, 07 Sep 2009 19:08:57 GMT


Henri Yandell commented on LANG-510:

Other notes:

1) Underlying String/StrBuilder/StringBuffer indexOf methods all take String as the delimiter.
So it would be very tempting to generate a String internally on the delimiter.
2) Boyer Moore implementation might be a useful feature in text.* or in Codec.

> Convert StringUtils API to take CharSequence
> --------------------------------------------
>                 Key: LANG-510
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons Lang
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Henri Yandell
>             Fix For: 3.0
> Wherever possible, use CharSequence and not String in the StringUtils API.
> substring can go to subSequence inside code. The general substring method can be replaced
with a subSequence method and substring deprecated(?). One question is whether to implement
a CharSequence.indexOf type method. Given that it's merely a walking method(?!?), this might
be quite handy and would allow a bunch of StringUtils methods to move over.

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