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From Kiran Ayyagari <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r709903 - in /directory/shared/trunk/ldap/src: main/java/org/apache/directory/shared/ldap/schema/ test/java/org/apache/directory/shared/ldap/schema/
Date Mon, 03 Nov 2008 11:17:42 GMT
hi Felix,

   The return type can also vary so we have to either return Object ( the current
   case) or may be we can return Value<T> instead just like the way Emmanuel
   proposed to accept Value<T> as a parameter

Kiran Ayyagari

Felix Knecht wrote:
> Emmanuel Lecharny schrieb:
>> Felix Knecht wrote:
>>> Without knowing the exact context ...
>>> Why is the method definition of return type Object and not String?
>>> Wouldn't it be better to be as specific as possible?
>> Because we can deal with either String or byte[], so we use Object
>> instead. This can be re-evaluated, as now we are using Value<T> instead.
> But what you return is 'String strValue'. I'm talking about the returned type not the

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