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From "Kevin A. Burton" <>
Subject Re: [patch] MultiSearcher should support getSearchables()
Date Thu, 01 Apr 2004 02:50:40 GMT
Erik Hatcher wrote:

> No question that it'd be unwise to do.  We could say the same argument 
> for making everything public access as well and say it'd be stupid to 
> override this method, but we made it public anyway.  I'd rather opt on 
> the side of safety.
> Besides, you haven't provided a use case for why you need to get the 
> searchers back from a MultiSearcher :)
Just ease of use really... I have our MultiSearcher reload transparently 
and this case I can verify that I'm using the right array of searchers 
not one that's already been reloaded behind me.

I can add some code to preserve the original searcher array but it's a pain.



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