Interface NumericComparator

All Known Implementing Classes:
DoubleComparator, FloatComparator, IntegerComparator

public interface NumericComparator

this is an interface that defines the behaviour of IntegerComparator, FloatComparator, DoubleComparator. These classes are meant to take two string values, convert them to a numeric type and compare them given some FieldOperator

Copyright (c) 2008 Kevin Garwood for Project35. The original code was developed by Kevin Garwood for the University of Manchester. Revisions have been made for Project35, a project that is independent of that institution. This code is licensed under the Academic Free License version 3.0. The code attribution for the original code is included here:

Copyright (c) Kevin Garwood and University of Manchester 2007. All rights reserved. Licensed under the Academic Free License version 3.0. For more information on the terms and conditions, please see the file "LICENSE" that is included in this distribution.

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Method Summary
 boolean compare(java.lang.String firstValue, FieldOperator operator, java.lang.String secondValue)

Method Detail


boolean compare(java.lang.String firstValue,
                FieldOperator operator,
                java.lang.String secondValue)