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017package org.apache.commons.beanutils.converters;
018
019import org.apache.commons.beanutils.Converter;
020
021/**
022 * Provides a facade for {@link Converter} implementations
023 * preventing access to any public API in the implementation,
024 * other than that specified by {@link Converter}.
025 * <p />
026 * This implementation can be used to prevent registered {@link Converter}
027 * implementations that provide configuration options from being
028 * retrieved and modified.
029 *
030 * @version $Id: ConverterFacade.java 1540186 2013-11-08 21:08:30Z oheger $
031 * @since 1.8.0
032 */
033public final class ConverterFacade implements Converter {
034
035    private final Converter converter;
036
037    /**
038     * Construct a converter which delegates to the specified
039     * {@link Converter} implementation.
040     *
041     * @param converter The converter to delegate to
042     */
043    public ConverterFacade(Converter converter) {
044        if (converter == null) {
045            throw new IllegalArgumentException("Converter is missing");
046        }
047        this.converter = converter;
048    }
049
050    /**
051     * Convert the input object into an output object of the
052     * specified type by delegating to the underlying {@link Converter}
053     * implementation.
054     *
055     * @param <T> The result type of the conversion
056     * @param type Data type to which this value should be converted
057     * @param value The input value to be converted
058     * @return The converted value.
059     */
060    public <T> T convert(Class<T> type, Object value) {
061        return converter.convert(type, value);
062    }
063
064    /**
065     * Provide a String representation of this facade implementation
066     * sand the underlying {@link Converter} it delegates to.
067     *
068     * @return A String representation of this facade implementation
069     * sand the underlying {@link Converter} it delegates to
070     */
071    @Override
072    public String toString() {
073        return "ConverterFacade[" + converter.toString() + "]";
074    }
075
076}