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task #12675: Allowing "create my_collection"

Submitter:  Cyril Adrian <cadrian>
Submitted:  Fri 07 Jun 2013 09:38:39 AM UTC
Should Start On:  Thu 06 Jun 2013 10:00:00 PM UTC Should be Finished on:  Thu 06 Jun 2013 10:00:00 PM UTC
Category:  Kernel libraries Priority:  3 - Low
Status:  None Percent Complete:  0%
Assigned to:  Tybor Open/Closed:  Open
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  dennis
Effort:  0.00

Fri 07 Jun 2013 09:38:39 AM UTC, original submission:  

Currently each collection has different creation features; rightly so because each has its own peculiarity.

Many times tought a lazy developer would like to just create an empty collection, without thinking about the details of creation and which kind of collection is actually used.

I perfectly know that the right thing to do is having a factory.

Those coming from other "high-level", loosely-typed languages would love this. They will accept to define the type somewhere, but I'm pretty sure that they will hate to change all the creation commands anytime they switch from an ARRAY to a LINKED_LIST.

I propose to add "default_create" to the creation features of all collections, with "reasonable defaults" for fast hacks...

Cyril Adrian <cadrian>
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    2018-09-14 ramack Priority5 - Normal 3 - Low
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