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From "Schnitzer, Jeff" <JSchnit...@maxis.com>
Subject RE: Problem with "empty" key word on a collection.
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2003 20:26:51 GMT
> From: Shawn Bayern [mailto:bayern@essentially.net]
> 
> > Why not implement the empty keyword on all collections?  The method
> > isEmpty is available in the Collection interface.  Was there some
sort
> > of argument against that when the spec was defined?
> 
> I believe so; I don't remember the details of the debate, but I think
the
> justification is that the EL doesn't deal with Collections in general
in
> any other situation.

??  I'm pretty sure I can do a forEach across a Collection.

This seems entirely inane.  Would someone patch the Jakarta
implementation to allow the empty operator on Collection?  We don't use
specifications, we use software.

Jeff

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