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From Hasan <ha...@trialox.org>
Subject Re: Suggesting change breaking compatibility: RichGraphNode.as (rdf utilities for scala)
Date Sat, 08 May 2010 23:34:27 GMT
Sorry, I have overlooked this email

I haven't used "as" method... so I don't have preference.
However, compatibility should be maintained imho.

Cheers
Hasan

On 05/04/2010 07:46 PM, Reto Bachmann-Gmuer wrote:
> Currently with the scala rdf utilities a literal can be converted to a java
> object as follows:
>
> lit.as(classOf[java.util.Date])
>
> by using an implicit Manifest argument this can be siplyfied to
> lit.as[java.util.Date]
>
> unfortunately this doesn't work when having to overloaded as-methods.
>
> So the alternatives are
> 1. change the as-method, breaking code (ScalaServerPages) that use the as
> method
> 2. use a new name, like "to" for the new easier method
>
> I guess that the as method is rarely used so I suggest the first option if
> nobody cries or suggests a better name than "as" (so we could deprecate the
> public as-method maintaining compatibility) I'll change the method
> signature.
>
> CHeers,
> reto
>
>    

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