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From Scott Nichol <snicholn...@scottnichol.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from Infravio)
Date Wed, 13 Nov 2002 21:02:24 GMT
Not to mention that Eclipse would add another license for users.
Considering that it can takes months for some beaurocracies to approve
software licenses, I think a dependency on Eclipse would hurt Axis'
market penetration.

Scott Nichol

----- Original Message -----
From: "Davanum Srinivas" <dims@yahoo.com>
To: <axis-dev@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 3:41 PM
Subject: Re: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from
Infravio)


> James,
>
> Is this a good enough reason for a -1? Eclipse XSD drags in 3+ jars,
the code is not available via
> cvs, we cannot make changes to it anyway since it is not an Apache
project. If you care to see the
> Bugzilla for Axis, you will see why we need something ASAP.
>
> Please consider changing your VOTE to -0.
>
> Thanks,
> dims
>
> --- James M Snell <jasnell@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> > -1 for making this a part of Axis.  I'd rather this be a separate
project
> > like WSIF or WSIL4J. Perhaps the infravio folks could work with the
> > Eclipse XSD folks to come up with a common package that can be used?
> >
> > - James Snell
> >      IBM Emerging Technologies
> >      jasnell@us.ibm.com
> >      (559) 587-1233 (office)
> >      (700) 544-9035 (t/l)
> >      Programming Web Services With SOAP
> >          O'Reilly & Associates, ISBN 0596000952
> >
> >      Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous.
> >      Do not be terrified, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your
> >      God will be with you whereever you go.    - Joshua 1:9
> >
> >
> >
> > "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
> > 11/13/2002 11:11 AM
> > Please respond to axis-dev
> >
> >
> > To
> > <axis-dev@xml.apache.org>, <dims@yahoo.com>
> > cc
> >
> > bcc
> >
> > Subject
> > Re: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from Infravio)
> >
> >
> >
> > I apologize for not commenting on this earlier. I know eclipse
> > (www.eclipse.org) also has an open-source schema model/API.
> > That was used in the latest version of JROM ..
> >
> > It seems to me that it would make sense for someone to check the
> > eclipse API before taking on the task of maintaining such a
> > beast as part of Axis.
> >
> > However, its all about volunteers. If there's no one volunteering
> > for it (and no I'm not either) then I'm +1 to Q1 and Q2 below.
> > If Vidyanand is willing to check out eclipse's API and determine
> > whether it makes sense to do something different/new for Axis then
> > that'd be the best scenario.
> >
> > Sanjiva.
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Davanum Srinivas" <dims@yahoo.com>
> > To: <axis-dev@xml.apache.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 10:24 AM
> > Subject: Re: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from
> > Infravio)
> >
> >
> > > Folks,
> > >
> > > PLEASE VOTE....If you have NO opinion, Please VOTE +0 or -0
> > > (http://apr.apache.org/guidelines.html)
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > dims
> > >
> > > --- Davanum Srinivas <dims@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > > Given that a lot of bugs currently in Bugzilla is related to
> > WSDL2Java/Java2WSDL/Schema's....I'd
> > > > like to accept this contribution and nominate Vidyanand
Murunikkara
> > from
> > infravio for committer
> > > > status so he can work on upgrading schema support in Axis.
> > > >
> > > > 1. Accept this contribution [+1]
> > > > 2. Vidyanand as committer   [+1]
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > dims
> > > >
> > > > --- Vidyanand Murunikkara <Vidyanand@infravio.com> wrote:
> > > > > Hi
> > > > >
> > > > > Infravio would like to become actively involved with the
Apache Axis
> > > > > project by providing an XML Schema Parser module.  This set of
> > classes
> > > > > enables developers to introspect XML Schemas by creating an
object
> > model
> > > > > representation of them in the Java code.  The classes also
provide
> > the
> > > > > functionality of creating an XMLSchema on the fly and writing
it to
> > a
> > > > > stream/writer. This is modeled after the System.Xml.Schema
namespace
> > in
> > > > > Microsoft .NET, and has equivalent functionality for Java.
> > > > >
> > > > > In particular, the XML Schema parser module could:
> > > > >
> > > > > - Simplify client code generation for Axis based on WSDLs with
> > complex
> > > > > types
> > > > > - With the ability to create XML Schemas on the fly creation
of
> > > > > wsdl:types from Java code will be made easier. The code can
create
> > the
> > > > > XML Schema hierarchy and not worry about the DOM API.
> > > > > - Enable manipulation of XML Schema objects in Java code
> > > > >
> > > > > The XML Schema parser module has been run against the NIST
test
> > suite
> > > > > (http://xw2k.sdct.itl.nist.gov/xml/page4.html)and was able to
parse
> > all
> > > > > the XSDs in NIST's zip file.  Also, a Test.java is included
that
> > uses
> > > > > XMLUnit - http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmlunit/) to
serialize the
> > > > > schema information into an XSD file and to verify the input
XSD
> > > > > different from the output XSD.  Again NIST's test suite was
used and
> > the
> > > > > results were valid.
> > > > >
> > > > > We are very enthusiastic about getting involved in the Axis
project,
> > and
> > > > > look forward to working with you all.  We would also like to
thank
> > > > > Davanum Srinivas for helping us to understand what it takes to
get
> > > > > involved.
> > > > >
> > > > > The attached XmlSchema-src.zip file contains the source and
> > build.xml.
> > > > >
> > > > > In the zip you will find a build.xml file which has the
following
> > > > > targets
> > > > >
> > > > > 1. compile - for compiling to build\classes
> > > > > 2. jar - creates xmlschema.jar in build\lib
> > > > > 3. javadoc - creates the javadoc in build\apidoc
> > > > > 4. clean - cleans up the build dir
> > > > > 5. dist - creates a binary distribution (XmlSchema.zip) in
> > > > > build\dist
> > > > > 6. srcdist - creates a source distribution(XmlSchema-src.zip)
in
> > > > > build\dist
> > > > >
> > > > > Regards,
> > > > > Vidyanand
> > > > > Infravio Inc.
> > > > >
> > > > >  <<Test.java>>
> > > > >
> > > > >  <<XmlSchema-src.zip>>
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > > ATTACHMENT part 2 application/octet-stream name=Test.java
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > ATTACHMENT part 3 application/x-zip-compressed
> > name=XmlSchema-src.zip
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > =====
> > > > Davanum Srinivas - http://xml.apache.org/~dims/
> > > >
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