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00001 /* -*- Mode: Java; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*-
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00036 
00037 import java.util.Hashtable;
00038 
00042 class StringTable {
00043     private Hashtable strings = new Hashtable();
00044     
00045     public String intern(String str) {
00046         String result = (String) strings.get(str);
00047         if (result == null) {
00048             // copy the string, to trim to minimum size.
00049             result = str = new String(str);
00050             strings.put(str, str);
00051         }
00052         return result;
00053     }
00054     
00055     public String internAs(String key, String value) {
00056         value = new String(value);
00057         strings.put(key, value);
00058         return value;
00059     }
00060 }