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From Sanjiva Weerawarana <>
Subject RE: [jira] Commented: (AXIS2-249) Exessive number & size of files generated from WSDL
Date Sat, 01 Oct 2005 00:49:46 GMT
On Fri, 2005-09-30 at 09:45 -0700, Simon Fell wrote:
> Yes, there's a lot of schema, this is a real world service that handles
> millions of requests a day, not some hello world sample.
> It seems incredable to me, that you need to generate 20x more files than
> Axis 1.1, yet its considered acceptible, Am I the only one that thinks
> this is completely out of control ?

This is the price of using XMLBeans data binding.

I guess what you're asking for is JAX-{B,RPC} compatible data binding.
An alternative (to get down to generating one class) would be to put
everything as inner classes .. that would work too. 

IMO this is a (slightly) unfair criticism of Axis2 as by design data
binding is not in the core of Axis2 and its pluggable. However, you are
a real user and your needs are not met by Axis2's supported data binding
schemes .. so that's a perfectly fair complaint. 

Do you folks (SForce) encourage people to deal with the messages at the
XML level directly at all? One could program against the OM and use
XPath etc. and not generate any code at all (except for a very small
stub class). No I'm not trying to cop out of saying a JAX-{B,RPC}
compatible data binding is a requirement for 1.0, just trying to


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