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From madrob <>
Subject [GitHub] curator pull request: ChildData's path check prevents the creation...
Date Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:59:25 GMT
Github user madrob commented on the pull request:
    Very cool, thanks. Based on your test failure, I ran a git bisect and confirmed that the
issue came from commit 05254afe - exactly the one where I added all of the validation. Don't
know why it didn't get caught right away... probably missed a maven clean or something like
    It seems like there are two possible solutions here - remove the null check (which you
did), or change NULL_CHILD_DATA to not use a null path (maybe empty string is acceptable here?).
It looks like there is nothing special about the object being used, it's just a placeholder.
I think I prefer the the second solution, because then users are still protected from undefined/unexpected
behaviour, like NPE if they call compareTo().

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