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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [LANG] Object Merge Functionality
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:13:48 GMT
This feels out of scope to me. Nonetheless an interesting challenge.

Gary

On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 4:10 PM, Anthony Bonafide <
anthonymbonafide@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello All,
>
>      I was wondering if there is functionality within the commons-lang
> library to merge two or more objects together. The desired functionality
> would be, given a source and target object copy all the fields from the
> source to the target where the destination’s fields are null. This is
> similar to the behavior of Object.assign
> <https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/
> Reference/Global_Objects/Object/assign>
> found
> in javascript. I think this is useful when dealing with hierarchies where
>  objects inherit defaults from other objects higher in the hierarchy. If
> this feature does not exist and you think it is useful, I would like to
> submit a pull request. Any thoughts?
>
>
> Thank you,
>
>
> Anthony Bonafide
>



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