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From James M Snell <jasn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Refactored method names
Date Tue, 29 Jan 2008 19:32:31 GMT


Jim Ancona wrote:
> I'm porting my application to the refactored trunk today, and things are 
> going pretty well. James, thanks for the new doc!
> 
> One minor nit: Many of the collections (Workspaces, Filters) don't have 
> standard getters and setters. That makes them hard to configure in 
> Spring without using custom parsers or property editors. I discovered 
> this when I decided to try to implement the new Filter interface and 
> discovered that Dan's DefaultProviderDefinitionParser doesn't support 
> adding Filters. I also found that I couldn't use Spring's regular XML 
> configuration because there is no setFilters method on AbstractProvider. 
> For that matter, I can't even configure a DefaultProvider without using 
> Dan's parser because I can't add my workspaces either. I may have to 
> resort to writing configuration code! :-)
> 
> One other minor issue with the Spring parser stuff: The <a:workspace/> 
> element works with a nested bean element, but if I use a <ref bean=""/> 
> it blows up. I prefer to do it that way so I can use the same bean 
> definition in my test code.
> 
> I can log Jira issues on these if you prefer.

Please do! Along with any patches you may have ;-) ... I'm not that 
familiar with spring so I'm definitely not the one you want making the 
changes to improve this.  Maybe Dan could take a look when he has the time.

- James

> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jim
> 

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