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From Huy <huym...@swiftdsl.com.au>
Subject Re: Flexible ResultMaps (Again)
Date Sat, 05 Feb 2005 22:31:21 GMT
Clinton Begin wrote:
> Sure I'll join...  ;-)
> In my opinion, using a Map is one step below using a class with public
> fields (a.k.a. C-style struct).  Both lose the advantage of
> encapsulation.  However, a Map is worse still in that you also lose
> type definition (which fields are on a domain object) and type safety
> (which type is each field).

Yeah, I hate all that casting stuff you have to do in java when getting 
things out of collections. Generics thing in java 1.5 might help out 
with this.



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