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From "Vadim Gritsenko" <vadim.gritse...@verizon.net>
Subject RE: [vote] XML:DB stuff
Date Wed, 05 Dec 2001 16:31:03 GMT
[...Got back from vacation...]
> -----Original Message-----
> From: giacomo [mailto:giacomo@apache.org]
> Subject: Re: [vote] XML:DB stuff
> 
> On Mon, 3 Dec 2001, Gianugo Rabellino wrote:
> 
> > Committers,
> >
> > I'd like to have your opinion about adding XML:DB stuff ad a default
> > component to the HEAD version of Cocoon. Given that there's been a
lot
> > of talk about this API lately, and given also that Xindice is going
to
> > come up shortly as an Apache project, I start to think that having
the
> > XML:DB components compiled in by default will add visibility to this
> > newcomer in the Apache XML arena and let people play with it,
possibly
> > contributing code. This would also avoid the risk of having sources
out
> > of sync with the Cocoon development since the sources would be
monitored
> > daily by the automatic build process.
> >
> > Adding the XML:DB stuff would mean adding the xmldb.jar to the lib
> > directory: since the archive sums up to only 9K I don't see this as
an
> > issue. Of course one would still need a concrete implementation
(such as
> > dbXML/Xindice, eXist or Ozone) to make it work (as with JDBC) but at
> > least the components would be there to play with.
> >
> > Let me know your opinion: here is my +1.
> 
> +1

+1 for that! 
...Next thing I would like to see is caching support and update
mechanism...

> 
> >
> > Another issue, given that we would have a pseudo-protocol to work
with,
> > is about removing the XML:DB Generators from the code base: an
XML:DB
> > database can be queried as of now via a generic FileGenerator, so
there
> > is no need for them anymore as separate components. I don't know
> > actually if there is anyone using those Generators, but if this has
to
> > be done I think that it should be done now.
> 
> +1 as well given the condition that nobody use it actually.

+0

Vadim

> 
> Giacomo
> 


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