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From "Oliver Heger (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Resolved] (CONFIGURATION-551) Make data type conversions extensible
Date Sat, 24 Aug 2013 20:06:51 GMT

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Oliver Heger resolved CONFIGURATION-551.
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    Resolution: Fixed

Data type conversions are now handled by an object implementing the simple {{ConversionHandler}}
interface. It is possible for applications to provide a custom {{ConversionHandler}} implementation
(either by creating a new implementation from scratch or by extending the {{DefaultConversionHandler}}
class). This way the conversion mechanism can be adapted and/or extended.
                
> Make data type conversions extensible
> -------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CONFIGURATION-551
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CONFIGURATION-551
>             Project: Commons Configuration
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Type conversion
>    Affects Versions: 1.9
>            Reporter: Oliver Heger
>             Fix For: 2.0
>
>
> So far, a fix set of data type conversions is supported. Some are available directly
in the {{Configuration}} interface (especially for primitive and standard Java types), others
are provided by {{DataConfiguration}}. Currently, it is not easy possible for client applications
to customize type conversions or add new converters.
> I am not sure whether we should go so far to implement yet another framework with type
converters; at least not directly for version 2.0. However, there should be at least possibilities
to hook into the conversion mechanism. Ideally, I would like to have a simple facade handling
the different kinds of conversions. By providing alternative implementations, client applications
should be able to adapt type conversions or even plug in a different conversion framework,
e.g. Commons Beanutils.

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