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From robert burrell donkin <robertburrelldon...@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject Re: [Betwixt] XMLBeanInfo customization
Date Thu, 14 Nov 2002 22:19:55 GMT
great.

i hope to be able to find time this weekend but since i've got some 
serious partying lined up, it might have to be monday.

i think that the code should be pretty straightforward so if you need it 
sooner, have a go at creating the patch yourself.

- robert

On Thursday, November 14, 2002, at 06:55 PM, h.dietrich@webfair.com wrote:

> ... the solution you are suggesting would be very nice. I guess this could
> solve all my problems.
>
> I would provide a proxy object, which can be put in place of a object
> (reference). This object has getter and setter methods for a link and an
> object.
> The BeanReader and Writer then would just care about the link. The object
> will be read the first time the geter method is called, and the link will 
> be
> changed, when the object has changed. I just have to make sure, that the
> object is not written either.
>
> This solution might not be perfect, but it would serve the purpose
> initially.
> So tell me, if I can support you enabling this feature in Betwixt.
>
> - Harald
>
>> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: robert burrell donkin
>> [mailto:robertburrelldonkin@blueyonder.co.uk]
>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 14. November 2002 19:38
>> An: Jakarta Commons Developers List
>> Betreff: [Betwixt] XMLBeanInfo customization [WAS Re: AW: [Betwixt]
>> Support of user defined XMLBeanInfo?]
>>
>>
>> On Tuesday, November 12, 2002, at 06:45 PM,
>> h.dietrich@webfair.com wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Robert,
>>
>> hi Harald
>>
>> <snip>
>>
>>> But anyway I would like to use Betwixt in a more flexible
>> way (e.g. having
>>> own XMLBeanInfos for some Beans).
>>
>> <snip>
>>
>>> But on the other hand, if you are interested in making the
>> way beans are
>>> written and read more flexible I would like to support you.
>> For example
>>> what
>>> is it about the .betwixt files? I could not further
>> information about
>>> them.
>>
>> .betwixt files are the way that betwixt allows XMLBeanInfo's to be
>> customized. you can do things such as deciding which
>> properties are going
>> to be mapped to xml etc. there is (some) documentation on
>> them on the web
>> site (http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/betwixt).
>>
>> since XMLBeanInfo's were supposed to correspond to
>> java.beans.BeanInfo.
>> BeanInfo supports programmatic implementations. so if you had
>> something
>> like xxx.yyy.zzz.FooBean then betwixt might look for a
>> xxx.yyy.zzz.FooBeanXMLBeanInfo class which would be a programmatic
>> XMLBeanInfo.
>>
>> i don't know if adding this feature would help you or not.
>>
>> - robert
>>
>>
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