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  1. Lucene - Core
  2. LUCENE-358

final classes like Document prevent simple tests and extensions

    Details

    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Incomplete
    • Affects Version/s: 1.4
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: core/other
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:

      Operating System: Linux
      Platform: PC

    • Bugzilla Id:
      33877

      Description

      Classes like Document or Field are final what make more complicate to write
      junit tests for custom utility methods or to write custom extensions. Why are
      these classes final? Wouldn't it be better for instance if Document would be an
      interface?

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        jakarta@ehatchersolutions.com Erik Hatcher added a comment -

        Please bring questions to the java-dev@lucene.apache.org e-mail list (subscribe first, if you aren't
        already on it). Bugzilla is for issues. The scope of these classes has been discussed numerous times.
        Please bring an example to the list that shows the scope getting in your way.

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        jakarta@ehatchersolutions.com Erik Hatcher added a comment - Please bring questions to the java-dev@lucene.apache.org e-mail list (subscribe first, if you aren't already on it). Bugzilla is for issues. The scope of these classes has been discussed numerous times. Please bring an example to the list that shows the scope getting in your way.

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          • Assignee:
            java-dev@lucene.apache.org Lucene Developers
            Reporter:
            mguillemot@yahoo.fr Marc Guillemot
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