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From Bruno Dumon <>
Subject Re: OJB block posted to the CVS.
Date Mon, 29 Sep 2003 15:45:43 GMT
On Mon, 2003-09-29 at 17:29, Antonio Gallardo wrote:
> Bruno Dumon dijo:
> > On Sun, 2003-09-28 at 06:54, Antonio Gallardo wrote:
> > <snip/>
> >>
> >> The initial XSP example (in JDO) just insert into the database a new
> >> department (id=5" + a name) of course it would not work two times,
> >> because the primary key cannot be duplicated. But this XSP example is
> >> just to show a proof that the concept can work. We tried to do a
> >> example with woody, but for an unknow reasons, the binding does not
> >> work with the integer datatype defined in the Employee table of the
> >> HSQLDB database shipped with Cocoon. :(
> >
> > I guess this is because Woody doesn't have an integer
> > (java.lang.Integer) datatype yet, only long and bigdecimal. I hope to
> > add that one and others (float and double) in the future.
> Thanks for your answer. How we can implement this?

Similar to the other datatypes: you need at least a IntegerType and
IntegerTypeBuilder class (similar to the LongType and LongTypeBuilder
classes). Then you'll also need "convertors", similar to the

>  If we really need to
> connect to database stuff all the datatypes are very important :-D

yep, I know.

> Can we work in this area?

sure. There's a code-freeze going on though.

Bruno Dumon                   
Outerthought - Open Source, Java & XML Competence Support Center                

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