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From "David Primmer" <david.prim...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: dynamic collections
Date Mon, 28 Apr 2008 20:48:01 GMT
But what about the issue of practicality of service docs for huge sets
of dynamic collections?

davep

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 1:33 PM, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:
> In the Lotus Connections blogs implementation, I subclassed the Provider and
> re-implemented the code that provided the service document.  I have a
> EntityProvider implementation that writes out the service document.
>
>  - James
>
>
>
>  David Primmer wrote:
>
> > I also had this same issue when the collections are dynamic and would
> > generate a practically unusable service doc.
> >
> > /blabla/:collection/:entry
> >
> > There's now way that I know of to create a service doc for this feed
> > if :collection is one of a large number records in a database. Why
> > would anyone use the service doc it if it was more than just a
> > handful? Service docs need to contain real working links, not uri
> > templates.
> >
> > Abdera's method of creating service docs is to call getHref for each
> > adapter that is added to the workspace. However, when an adapter
> > handles getHref, it is generating one url, not generating all the
> > entries in a feed. It can only return one url and that's going to be
> > some form of template. Does it make sense to offer another
> > implementation of AbstractProvider.getServiceDocument?
> >
> > davep
> >
> > On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 11:28 AM, M Harris <mdangel78@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > > How can one create dynamic collections with Abdera and create the
> service document?  Perhaps, a hierarchy. Instead of having a single static
> collection defined, the user can create their own collections.  How would
> one create a collection?  Should they post a collection element or atom
> entry?
> > >
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