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From Stephan Michels <>
Subject RE: CastorTransformer and CastorSourceConverter
Date Fri, 18 Jul 2003 09:51:41 GMT

On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, Carsten Ziegeler wrote:

> Reinhard Pötz wrote:
> >
> > In the scratchpad we have a CastorTransformer. I'm not sure but I think
> > that it is a rather long time there. Is it in use and stable and is it
> > time to move it in the main trunk or can we remove it.
> >
> > I also found a CastorSourceConverter in the portal framework. What are
> > the differences? Can they be unified?
> >
> I don't now the CastorTransformer, but the CastorSourceConverter. The
> converter
> is an avalon component that "converts" io streams from and to java objects.
> So, you can read an xml file using castor and get the mapped objects and
> vice
> versa. I guess, this is a more general approach then the transformer.
> In general, I guess as well that they can somehow be unified, e.g. the
> transformer
> could use the source converter.
> I think there is also a patch for the transformer in bugzilla.

Same from me, can we move the CastorSourceConverter into the main tree,
and also the CastorTransformer? They are very useful in my current

BTW, shouldn't it called
instead of



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