[Mondrian] Util.lookupCompound MatchType BEFORE

Richard Emberson remberson at edgedynamics.com
Mon Mar 5 13:28:52 EST 2007


Zelaine,

We were hoping to use the 'CurrentDateMember' udf and
did not understand what we were getting which lead
to my previous email.
Do you have any suggestions as to how Util.lookupCompound()
might be changed?
Thanks.

Richard

Zelaine Fong wrote:
> Richard,
> 
> I believe I put in that code.  And you're right.  It should be returning 
> the last child of bestChild's previous sibling.  Is this something you 
> need a fix for a right away?
> 
> -- Zelaine
> 
> Richard Emberson wrote:
>>
>> This is a question concerning what happens when the
>> match type is MatchType.BEFORE.
>> In the method Util.lookupCompound(), there is a comment:
>>
>>   // if we're doing a non-exact match, and we find a non-exact
>>   // match, then for an after match, return the first child
>>   // of each subsequent level; for a before match, return the
>>   // last child
>>
>> I understand why the match type AFTER returns the next child,
>> childrenList.get(0);
>> , but why for match type BEFORE is the last child in the same
>> list returned,
>> childrenList.get(children.length - 1);
>>
>> Why is it not the last child in the bestChild's previous
>> sibling returned?
>>
>> Richard
>>
>>
> 
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