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From "Paul Benedict (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (LANG-673) WordUtils.abbreviate() throws undocumented StringIndexOutOfBoundsException
Date Tue, 18 Jan 2011 02:50:43 GMT

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Paul Benedict commented on LANG-673:
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The error happens in line 627: {code}result.append(str.substring(0, upper));{code}

> WordUtils.abbreviate() throws undocumented StringIndexOutOfBoundsException
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LANG-673
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LANG-673
>             Project: Commons Lang
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>    Affects Versions: 2.5
>            Reporter: Paul Benedict
>             Fix For: 3.0
>
>
> The javadoc does not indicate that the string must already be long enough to abbreviate;
yet it really does or an Exception is thrown. For example, if you try to abbreviate a string
of length 10 at 40 characters, this will fail. I believe this should be allowed... just without
any abbreviation.

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