Lucene - Core
  1. Lucene - Core
  2. LUCENE-358

final classes like Document prevent simple tests and extensions

    Details

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

      Operating System: Linux
      Platform: PC

      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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        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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        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:
            Lucene Developers
            Reporter:
            Marc Guillemot
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