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From "Joerg Schaible (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (LANG-564) StrLookup API is confused
Date Thu, 24 Dec 2009 14:34:29 GMT


Joerg Schaible commented on LANG-564:

Or consider using <T extends CharSequence>

> StrLookup API is confused
> -------------------------
>                 Key: LANG-564
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons Lang
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: lang.text.*
>            Reporter: Sebb
>             Fix For: 3.0
> The API for StrLookup is confused. The class has been partly genericised, but why?
> The Javadoc says the class is for looking up Strings which are indexed by Strings, and
this agrees with the method lookup()
> Surely if the class is generic on <V>, the lookup() method should return V, not
> Does it make any sense for the class to return anything but a String? If not, then why
is the class generic?
> If it does make sense, then lookup() should return V.

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