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From Rik Scarborough <rik...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [betwixt] Writing Calendar
Date Tue, 03 Aug 2010 18:19:43 GMT
Where do I call getTime() at? I never see the object in the
ObjectStringConverter as a Calendar.

~Rik

On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 1:11 PM, Paul Benedict <pbenedict@apache.org> wrote:

> Call getTime() to transform Calendar to Date, and then use SimpleDateFormat
> to transform into a string.
>
> On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 1:03 PM, Rik Scarborough <riksca@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > How do you write out a Calendar as a String, such as 1993-12-01T00:00:00Z
> >
> > I've added a ObjectStringConverter that will convert a Date, but it seems
> > to
> > ignore the Calendar.
> >
> >        public String objectToString(Object object, Class type, Context
> > context) {
> >            if(object != null) {
> >                if(object instanceof java.util.Date) {
> >                    return formatter.format((java.util.Date) object);
> >                } else if (object instanceof java.util.Calendar) {
> >                    logger.info("Class type " + type.getName());  //<<
> > never
> > gets printed.
> >                    return formatter.format(((java.util.Calendar)
> > object).getTime());
> >                }
> >            }
> >            return super.objectToString(object, type, context);
> >        }
> >
> > I need the same result for Calendar as Date would print out.  Any
> > suggestions?
> >
> > ~Rik
> >
>

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