Class AddressStringTerm

  • All Implemented Interfaces:
    Direct Known Subclasses:
    FromStringTerm, RecipientStringTerm

    public abstract class AddressStringTerm
    extends StringTerm
    This abstract class implements string comparisons for Message addresses.

    Note that this class differs from the AddressTerm class in that this class does comparisons on address strings rather than Address objects.

    JavaMail 1.1
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    Serialized Form
    • Constructor Detail

      • AddressStringTerm

        protected AddressStringTerm​(String pattern)
        pattern - the address pattern to be compared.
    • Method Detail

      • match

        protected boolean match​(Address a)
        Check whether the address pattern specified in the constructor is a substring of the string representation of the given Address object.

        Note that if the string representation of the given Address object contains charset or transfer encodings, the encodings must be accounted for, during the match process.

        a - The comparison is applied to this Address object.
        true if the match succeeds, otherwise false.