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17  package examples.nntp;
18  
19  import java.io.IOException;
20  import java.util.ArrayList;
21  import java.util.List;
22  import org.apache.commons.net.nntp.Article;
23  import org.apache.commons.net.nntp.NNTPClient;
24  
25  /**
26   * Some convenience methods for NNTP example classes.
27   */
28  public class NNTPUtils {
29  
30      /**
31       * Given an {@link NNTPClient} instance, and an integer range of messages, return
32       * an array of {@link Article} instances.
33       * @param client the client to use
34       * @param lowArticleNumber low number
35       * @param highArticleNumber high number
36       * @return Article[] An array of Article
37       * @throws IOException on error
38       */
39      public  static List<Article> getArticleInfo(NNTPClient client, long lowArticleNumber, long highArticleNumber)
40      throws IOException {
41          List<Article> articles = new ArrayList<Article>();
42          Iterable<Article> arts = client.iterateArticleInfo(lowArticleNumber, highArticleNumber);
43          for(Article article : arts){
44              articles.add(article);
45          }
46          return articles;
47      }
48  }