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Quote string


 *  soapUI, copyright (C) 2004-2009 eviware.com 
 *  soapUI is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the 
 *  terms of version 2.1 of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by 
 *  the Free Software Foundation.
 *  soapUI is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without 
 *  even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. 
 *  See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details at gnu.org.

public class Utils {
  public static String quote( String str )
    if( str == null )
      return str;

    if( str.length() < 2 || !str.startsWith( "\"" ) || !str.endsWith( "\"" ) )
      str = "\"" + str + "\"";

    return str;


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