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From Andreas Veithen <>
Subject Re: sql.Date gets converted to Util.Calendar in the denerated Stub
Date Mon, 09 Mar 2009 11:28:08 GMT
If the server specifies the timezone information in the dateTime field
(this is not required, but recommended), than the field identifies a
precise moment in time and there is no ambiguity whatsoever.


On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 10:05, Vincent FINET <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Using Calendar might be an issue if the server and the client are not
> using the same time zone. At least that was the case in Axis 1.1
> Say the server is set to GMT and the client to GMT+1.
> If the server sends for example 01/01/2009 10:20:11, the client will
> receive 01/01/2009 11:20:11. Here the date do not change so you might
> think it's still ok... But what if the server send 01/01/2009
> 23:20:11...? the client will receive 02/01/2009 00:20:11.
> If you dont want that, you may consider sending string instead.
> unless that was corrected (if considered as a bug) in further releases...
> Best regards,
> Vincent Finet
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 8:40 AM, Sagara Gunathunga
> <> wrote:
>> Hi Kumar,
>> I think default ADB data binding behaviour map xs:dateTime into
>> java.util.Calendar , but this is  not  a issue , can you post your
>> service class and the client code segment to see  how you pass
>> java.util.Calendar instance to stub method ?
>> usually  you can pass a  date in the client side as follows
>>               //req is a instance of the generated request class
>>               HelloService req=new HelloService();
>>                //create a date instance with the value
>>                Date date=..............................................
>>                Calendar calendar=new GregorianCalendar();
>>                calendar.setTime(date);
>>                req.setDate(calendar);
>> If you not specify any date to Calendar ,by default  it will pick up
>> current system  time .
>> Thanks ,
>> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 12:18 PM,  <> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> we are creating a WebService (Axis2) using Code first approach.
>>> we have created a Request class, response class and a Operation Class with the
function to be exposed to client.
>>> the Request class has a Date Field...
>>> We try declaring the Date Field as java.sql.Date / java.util.Date , but when
we generate WSDL and Stubs it getting mapped to java.util.Calendar..
>>> hence We are facing a problem. we generated Client stubs and passed the Calendar
instance to the Service, but the
>>> Calendar instance is giving the current Date and time and not the passed input
>>> Any inputs on this would be of great help.
>>> thanks in advance
>>> Kumar
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