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From "Shackelford, John-Mason" <>
Subject RE: handling external resources
Date Wed, 11 Sep 2002 17:15:54 GMT

> Our requirements are quite different, but I bet there is a 
> design for an <xmldatatype> that could satisfy both requirements.

Probably what you need would be a layer underneith what I am looking 
for, but it perhaps it is the best place to start. 

> That way you could grab the value of a node out of it using an 
> XPath expression.  Is that what you were thinking? That would be 
> very useful IMHO.

Wow, that would certainly give you a great deal of flexibility! 
What I want to be able to do is manipulate pieces of an XML doc 
as objects, but perhaps having the capability you speak of needs 
to be in place first. 

I wish JAXB were further along. Has anyone played with it in an Ant 
context? The short section on JAXB in "Java Development with Ant" is

John-Mason Shackelford

Software Developer
NCS Pearson - Measurement Services
2510 North Dodge St.
Iowa City, IA 52245

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