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From "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanj...@watson.ibm.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from Infravio)
Date Fri, 15 Nov 2002 22:03:56 GMT
How about becoming part of the new incubator project?
    http://incubator.apache.org/

Sanjiva.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Vidyanand Murunikkara" <Vidyanand@infravio.com>
To: <axis-dev@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 3:00 PM
Subject: RE: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from Infravio)


> Hi Jeremy and James
>
> I do agree with both of you about the potential gains of having XML
> Schema as a separate project. But like I have been telling before I am
> not too sure this as being a mature enough module, atleast right now. I
> think axis will be a good starting point for this. Like someone said
> there needs to be some API tightening and stuff like those. And when the
> right time comes I am sure this will end up being a separate project.
>
> And James, as to your concerns about eclipse and this module. Well, I
> think it really is a very enlightening. But I think to come up with a
> common API it needs to be tried and tested for sometime. What the
> Infravio module's API stands for is what we thought would make a lot of
> sense in our context, but not neccesarily the best that we can come up
> with( though I wish it is perfect :-) ) So I would suggest that we use
> it for sometime in Axis and come up wiht the the cons and pros of the
> API and then talk to the people in Eclipse.
>
> Thanks
> Vidyanand.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Hughes [mailto:hughesj@hursley.ibm.com]
> Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 1:27 AM
> To: axis-dev@xml.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from
> Infravio)
>
>
> I too believe the parser should have its own project as the user base is
> potentially larger than Axis. A subproject of Axis is a good 'web
> services
> incubator' place to be :-)
>
> The parser would be very useful to WSIF and I wouldn't want to force an
> Axis
> dependency on the 'core' WSIF framework. So, if it isn't positioned in
> its
> own project, could we have it packaged in its own jar.
>
> Jeremy
> ---
> hughesj@apache.org
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "James M Snell" <jasnell@us.ibm.com>
> To: <axis-dev@xml.apache.org>
> Cc: <axis-dev@xml.apache.org>
> Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 8:45 PM
> Subject: RE: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from
> Infravio)
>
>
> Now that this is accepted, may I suggest that rather than making this a
> part of the Axis code, that it becomes a separate project and that we
> encourage the folks at Infravio to work with the Eclipse folks to put
> together, at the very least, a common set of interfaces and an abstract
> factory mechanism that would allow folks to choose their impl?
>
> - 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
>
>
>
> "Vidyanand Murunikkara" <Vidyanand@infravio.com>
> 11/14/2002 12:00 PM
> Please respond to axis-dev
>
>
> To
> <axis-dev@xml.apache.org>
> cc
>
> bcc
>
> Subject
> RE: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from Infravio)
>
>
>
>
>
> As per Dims request I am attaching the Xml Schema source files with the
> root package name changed from core.common to org.apache.axis.xsd .
>
> Thanks
> Vidyanand.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glen Daniels [mailto:gdaniels@macromedia.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 4:08 AM
> To: 'axis-dev@xml.apache.org'
> Subject: RE: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from
> Infravio)
>
>
>
> +1 to both.
>
> --Glen
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Davanum Srinivas [mailto:dims@yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 4:06 PM
> > To: axis-dev@xml.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from
> > Infravio)
> >
> >
> > James,
> >
> > The VOTE was to whether accept the donation or not.The VOTE
> > did not mention where the code would
> > reside. So can you please state your VOTE for the record?
> >
> > 1. Accept this contribution [?]
> > 2. Vidyanand as committer   [?]
> >
> > Thanks,
> > dims
> >
> > PS: Once we get through this VOTE, we can debate whether to
> > do it as xml-axis-xsd or as
> > xml-axis/java/src/org/apache/axis/schema.
> >
> > --- James M Snell <jasnell@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> > > My -1 was for adding this to the Axis code.  I'd be all for
> > having the
> > > schema stuff go in as a separate project (like with WSIF)
> > and having Axis
> > > use it.
> > > Having it as a separate project helps separate the concerns
> > a bit more and
> > > would allow more freedom to synchronize this work (if
> > appropriate) with
> > > things like what eclipse is putting together, etc, while
> > not adding a more
> > > direct bulk to the Axis code.  Perhaps an xml-axis-xsd project?
> > >
> > > - 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
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Davanum Srinivas <dims@yahoo.com>
> > > 11/13/2002 12:41 PM
> > > Please respond to axis-dev
> > >
> > >
> > > To
> > > axis-dev@xml.apache.org
> > > cc
> > >
> > > bcc
> > >
> > > 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,
> > >
> > === message truncated ===
> >
> >
> > =====
> > Davanum Srinivas - http://xml.apache.org/~dims/
> >
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