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/* Copyright 2005-2006 David N. Welton

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package org.hecl;

import java.util.Enumeration;
import java.util.Hashtable;

/**
 * The <code>Properties</code> class is used to parse command line
 * arguments.  Its basic usage pattern is like so: a new Properties is
 * instantiated with default properties and values, then setProps is
 * called with argv.  At that point the rest of the command can go on,
 * and for every prop that's needed, it can be fetched with getProp.
 *
 * @author <a href="mailto:davidw@dedasys.com">David N. Welton</a>
 * @version 1.0
 */
public class Properties {
    protected Hashtable props;

    /**
     * Creates a new <code>Properties</code> instance with no default
     * properties.
     *
     */
    public Properties () {
  props = new Hashtable();
    }

    /**
     * Creates a new <code>Properties</code> instance with default
     * properties and their values.
     *
     * @param defaultprops an <code>Object[]</code> value
     */
    public Properties (Object [] defaultprops) {
  props = new Hashtable();
  for (int i = 0; i < defaultprops.length; i+=2) {
      props.put((String)defaultprops[i], (Thing)defaultprops[i+1]);
  }
    }

    /**
     * The <code>setProps</code> method sets properties with their
     * values from the command line argv.  The number of Things
     * handled must be even.
     *
     * @param argv a <code>Thing[]</code> value
     * @param offset an <code>int</code> value
     * @exception HeclException if an error occurs
     */
    public void setProps(Thing[] argv, int offset)
  throws HeclException {

  if ((argv.length - offset) % 2 != 0) {
      throw new HeclException("Properties must be name-value pairs");
  }

  for(int i = offset; i < argv.length; i +=2) {
      setProp(argv[i].toString(), argv[i+1]);
  }
    }

    /**
     * The <code>setProp</code> method sets a single property to some
     * value.
     *
     * @param name a <code>String</code> value
     * @param val a <code>Thing</code> value
     */
    public void setProp(String name, Thing val) {
  props.put(name.toLowerCase(), (Object)val);
    }

    /**
     * The <code>getProp</code> method fetches the value of a
     * property.
     *
     * @param name a <code>String</code> value
     * @return a <code>Thing</code> value
     */
    public Thing getProp(String name) {
  return (Thing)props.get(name);
    }


    /**
     * The <code>existsProp</code> method is used to determine if a
     * property exists or not.
     *
     * @param name a <code>String</code> value
     * @return a <code>boolean</code> value
     */
    public boolean existsProp(String name) {
  return props.containsKey(name);
    }


    /**
     * <code>delProp</code> removes a property from the property set.
     *
     * @param name a <code>String</code> value
     */
    public void delProp(String name) {
  props.remove(name);
    }

    /**
     * <code>getProps</code> converts the properties back into an
     * array of <code>Thing</code>s.
     *
     * @return an array of <code>Thing</code>s, being property name
     * and property value.
     */
    public Thing[] getProps() {
  int n = props.size();
  Thing[] t = new Thing[2*n];

  Enumeration names = props.keys();
  Enumeration vals = props.elements();
  int i = 0;
  while(names.hasMoreElements()) {
      t[i++] = new Thing((String)names.nextElement());
      t[i++] = (Thing)vals.nextElement();
  }
  return t;
    }
}
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