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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: [Woody] Datatypes revisited
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2003 19:00:37 GMT
Bruno Dumon wrote:


>>I had a deeper look at JXPath, and this doesn't seem to be so easy, as 
>>JXPath doesn't provide us a way to know the type of the data that has to 
>>be set.
>>Furthermore, JXPath relies on an internal type conversion mechanism in 
>>TypeUtils, which can be extended with a TypeConverter. But this 
>>TypeUtils accepts only one TypeConverter, which is stored in a static 
>>variable !!
>Hmm, maybe best to fix that in JXPath. I think ideally we should be able
>to provide a custom TypeConvertor on each setValue call.

Good idea! This would allows us to have full control on the conversion 
process, and shouldn't be too much difficult to plug into JXPath.


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