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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Search result in LDAP API
Date Thu, 28 Apr 2011 20:22:11 GMT
On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 3:20 PM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot <pa@marcelot.net>wrote:

>
> On 28 avr. 2011, at 13:39, Kiran Ayyagari wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 4:38 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>

SNIP ...


> This would be my preference as well (with another method to access the
> IntermediateResponse too).
>
> But I would add other convenient methods like:
> - boolean nextEntry();
> - boolean nextReferral();
> - boolean nextIntermediate();
> - boolean previousEntry();
> - boolean previousReferral();
> - boolean previousIntermediate();
> This methods would allow the user to jump to the next/previous object of
> their choice easily.
>
>
This would be hard to implement, almost impossible to do efficiently.



> For example, this snippet would allow the user to get all entries from a
> search cursor in a much nicer way than today:
> > while ( cursor.nextEntry() )
> > {
> >       Entry entry = cursor.getEntry();
> > }
>
> Other methods to know what is the type of the current object in the cursor
> would also be useful like:
> - boolean isCurrentEntry();
> - boolean isCurrentReferral();
> - boolean isCurrentIntermediate();
>
>
:-) I just posted something similar. Working my way through the thread. Grew
out quit fast.

Regards,
Alex

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