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From Ralph Goers <Ralph.Go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: Request for a small change in CustomJXPathBinding
Date Fri, 13 Aug 2004 01:22:23 GMT
I'd suggest you write a patch and then submit it via bugzilla.

Ralph

At 8/12/2004  06:21 AM, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>
>Three days ago, I posted an email [1] with a small change request in
>custom binding. There is IMO a small problem when trying to bind a value
>on a bean that is null (ie. the value is null before saving it in a
>binding). The following line in CustomJXPathBinding.java:68 throws an
>exception:
>JXPathContext context =
>jxpc.getRelativeContext(jxpc.getPointer(this.xpath));
>
>This is because the property in the bean is null. My proposal was to
>pass the original context (ie. jxpc) along with the xpath string to the
>custom binding. This gives more flexibility, e.g. for me, I let users
>select a key on a form, then I want to use the binding to find some
>persistent object using the key (and setting that object inside the
>bean).
>
>Secondly, I proposed to pass the service manager from the
>CustomJXPathBindingBuilder's assistant to the custom bindigs.
>
>Would this be a good change? Or do I need to implement my own binding,
>to realize my requirements?
>
>I (think) can do the changes myself, I already looked at it.
>
>Bart.
>
>[1] http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@cocoon.apache.org/msg20645.html


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