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020package org.apache.directory.api.ldap.model.schema.normalizers;
021
022
023import org.apache.directory.api.ldap.model.entry.Value;
024import org.apache.directory.api.ldap.model.schema.Normalizer;
025
026
027/**
028 * No op (pass through or do nothing) normalizer returning what its given.
029 * 
030 * @author <a href="mailto:dev@directory.apache.org">Apache Directory Project</a>
031 */
032@SuppressWarnings("serial")
033public class NoOpNormalizer extends Normalizer
034{
035    /**
036     * Creates a new instance of NoOpNormalizer.
037     * 
038     * @param oid The MR OID to use with this Normalizer
039     */
040    public NoOpNormalizer( String oid )
041    {
042        super( oid );
043    }
044
045
046    /**
047     * Default constructor for NoOpNormalizer used when we must set the OID
048     * after instantiating the Normalizer.
049     */
050    public NoOpNormalizer()
051    {
052    }
053
054
055    /**
056     * Returns the value argument as-is without alterations all the time.
057     * 
058     * @param value any value
059     * @return the value argument returned as-is
060     * @see org.apache.directory.api.ldap.model.schema.Normalizer#normalize(Value)
061     */
062    public Value<?> normalize( Value<?> value )
063    {
064        return value;
065    }
066
067
068    /**
069     * Returns the value argument as-is without alterations all the time.
070     * 
071     * @param value any value
072     * @return the value argument returned as-is
073     * @see org.apache.directory.api.ldap.model.schema.Normalizer#normalize(String)
074     */
075    public String normalize( String value )
076    {
077        return value;
078    }
079}