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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: extending XMLForms for different kinds of models...opinions?
Date Sat, 15 Feb 2003 19:43:05 GMT
Bernhard Huber wrote:

>> <snip/>
>> Mmmmh. I think the SourceResolver should be _one_ of the possible 
>> models, and not the default one if something else than "java" is 
>> used. What would be a real killer feature is a SQL model : no more 
>> java coding to edit/update your database from XMLForm (I must say 
>> having to write extensive JavaBean code refrained me to use it up to 
>> now).
> tought about using hibernate, or castor for that kind of stuff.
> having a java object bean storing and retriving it via some kind of 
> O/R tools was my idea.
> bernhard

This is a good idea when you need to use the JavaBean for some business 
logic. But there are many cases where you just want to populate a 
database after successful validation, and the average Cocoon user 
quickly becomes reluctant to writing Java code, even for storing data in 
a database ;-)


Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies 
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