[jira] [Moved] (TEXT-74) StrSubstitutor: Ability to turn off substitution in values

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[jira] [Moved] (TEXT-74) StrSubstitutor: Ability to turn off substitution in values

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Pascal Schumacher moved LANG-867 to TEXT-74:

    Fix Version/s:     (was: Patch Needed)
      Component/s:     (was: lang.text.*)
         Workflow: jira  (was: Default workflow, editable Closed status)
              Key: TEXT-74  (was: LANG-867)
          Project: Commons Text  (was: Commons Lang)

> StrSubstitutor: Ability to turn off substitution in values
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: TEXT-74
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TEXT-74
>             Project: Commons Text
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Arend v. Reinersdorff
>            Priority: Minor
>              Labels: features
> In StrSubstitutor variable replacement works in a recursive way. And currently there's no way to turn this off.
> Why turn it off: I want to replace some variables in a simple template. Some of the replacemnt values are arbitrary user input.
> At the moment I escape all dollar signs in the replacement values with "$$". This is annoying. Especially as I use one template with variables as a value for another variable. Here I have to escape twice.
> Here's some example code. At the moment it prints "Hello world". The commented line is my suggestion for this feature. If it works, it should print "Hello ${key2}":
> Map<String, String> valueMap = new HashMap<>();
> valueMap.put("key", "$${key2}");
> valueMap.put("key2", "world");
> String source = "Hello ${key}";
> StrSubstitutor strSubstitutor = new StrSubstitutor(valueMap);
> // strSubstitutor.setEnableSubstitutionInValues(false);
> System.out.println(strSubstitutor.replace(source));

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