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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Dn class implemented interfaces
Date Tue, 15 Feb 2011 22:30:33 GMT
On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 5:00 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi again,
>
> going a bit deeper, I'm wondering if the Dn class should implement the
> Cloneable and Serializable interfaces?
>
> Cloneable is probably not needed, as the Dn is immutable, and Serializable
> is also useless, as we already have a DnSerializer helper class that handles
> the Dn serialization. Note that we have a DnFactory class in the server
> which expect the Dn class to be serializable, but this is probably not
> needed, as we never serialize the associated cache to disk.
>
> thoughts ?
>
>
I agree. However maybe there was some reason why it was made serializable
for replication needs however this can be handled with the string
representation.

Regards,
Alex

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