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From giacomo <giac...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Have you guys looked at Avalon? ---->marshal unmarshal tool
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2001 21:06:01 GMT
On Wed, 12 Sep 2001, Berin Loritsch wrote:

> Geoff Hendrey wrote:
> >
> > Giacomo, can you send me the tool for doing the (un)marshal from schema? I'd
> > like to get a look.
>
> I sent you the source code and most of the jars required to build it.  I appologize
> for the overly large email (the largest part was the Cocoon jar).
>
> There are almost no instructions, so the quick and dirty is that you
> feed the utility a schema, and it generates a bunch of classes.  The concept
> is simple.  It does support namespaces, and it has been used as a Q&D
> (Quick & Dirty) SOAP message handler.
>
> The goals for this is to modify it to be more in line with the JAXB
> spec (i.e. the objects marshal/unmarshal themselves) which hides
> alot of methods and variables that are needed for that process.
> It also needs more support for the Schema standard.
>
> Check the demos that come with it to get a better idea.

Sigh. I need to read all mails first next time. Sorry, Geoff, now
you'll have two of'em :)

Giacomo

>
> >
> > -geoff
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sam Ruby [mailto:rubys@us.ibm.com]
> > Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 2:11 PM
> > To: axis-dev@xml.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Have you guys looked at Avalon?
> >
> > Berin Loritsch wrote:
> > >
> > > As far as full Avalon integration, I will wait until we have more input
> > from
> > > others on the list.
> >
> > Don't wait too long...  others may not comment until they start to see the
> > code.  ;-)
> >
> > > I would like to provide a couple hooks to allow Axis to
> > > be embedded in Phoenix and used from Cocoon.
> >
> > +1
> >
> > > Giacomo sent me a tool that he
> > > would like to be opened up that can assist with more complex schema to
> > object
> > > mappings.  Basically, it provides a (un)marshalling service for objects
> > that
> > > it creates.  It creates the business objects from an existing Schema.
> > The
> > > tool is based on Avalon, and is pretty decent.  It might be of use in
> > this
> > > project.
> >
> > As I said, we have somebody looking into this too.  If there is some way
> > that we can collaborate, so much the better.
> >
> > > This does not interfere with how WebSphere/JRun handle their own
> > configuration
> > > schemes.  It is internal to how Axis would do it (if Avalon is adopted).
> >
> > We may have differnent ideas about what "does not interfere with" means.
> > WebSphere will likely want the configuration data expressed in XMI (see
> > http://www.omg.org/technology/xml/), and integrated with the WebSphere
> > Admin GUI.
> >
> > Having classes implement
> > org.apache.avalon.framework.configuration.Configurable should not interfere
> > with this.  Specifying a DTD or proscribing a mechanism by which such data
> > is loaded would.
> >
> > - Sam Ruby
>
>
>


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