Re: string to URL and URL to string

=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Roger_Lindsj=F6?= <>
Fri, 26 Sep 2008 20:09:27 +0200
Andrew Thompson wrote:

On Sep 1, 12:33 pm, bH <> wrote:

As an aside, why are you converting an URL back to
a String? If you want to later compare the addresses,
it is better to form them all into URLs.

Actually, I would recommend against ever using equals() in URL to
compare URLs.

With the following program:

public class UrlEquals {

     static final String[] ADDRESSES = {

     public static void main(String...args) throws Exception {"networkaddress.cache.ttl" ,
         Set<URL> set = new HashSet<URL>();
         for (String address: ADDRESSES) {
             set.add(new URL(address));
         for (URL url: set) {

I can get the following results (depending on my network status).

4. The program "hangs".

Roger Lindsj?

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