com.thaiopensource.validate
Interface Option

All Known Implementing Classes:
FlagOption, StringOption

public interface Option


Method Summary
 Object combine(Object[] values)
          Combines multiple values of an option into a single value.
 PropertyId getPropertyId()
           
 Object valueOf(String arg)
           
 

Method Detail

getPropertyId

PropertyId getPropertyId()

valueOf

Object valueOf(String arg)
               throws OptionArgumentException
Throws:
OptionArgumentException

combine

Object combine(Object[] values)
Combines multiple values of an option into a single value. A property whose value is logically a sequence may be represented by multiple options each representing a single member of the sequence.

Parameters:
values - an array of values to be combined
Returns:
an Object representing the combination, or null if they cannot be combined