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From Dan Diephouse <dan.diepho...@mulesource.com>
Subject Re: Refactored method names
Date Tue, 29 Jan 2008 19:53:44 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.
> Thanks,
> Jim
Yeah, I concur this stuff would be good. I thought about doing it, but 
wasn't in the mood to rework APIs when I did the parser stuff. If you 
wanted to submit a patch, that'd be great. Otherwise I'll try to take a 
look later this week.

- Dan

Dan Diephouse
http://mulesource.com | http://netzooid.com/blog

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