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From "David Graham" <>
Subject RE: possible code donation
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2003 19:37:21 GMT
Betwixt, Digester, and Jelly all seem closely related to this.


>From: "Shapira, Yoav" <>
>Reply-To: "Jakarta Commons Developers List" 
>To: "Jakarta Commons Developers List" <>
>Subject: RE: possible code donation
>Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 14:29:35 -0500
>Contributions are always welcome, and I'm glad to see you're
>pre-resolved licensing issues, but aren't there already a ton of utils
>that do stuff like this, e.g. castor?
>Yoav Shapira
>Millennium ChemInformatics
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Jonathan Corbin []
> >Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2003 2:23 PM
> >To:
> >Subject: possible code donation
> >
> >Hello,
> >
> >I'd like to donate a program I wrote to the commons project if there's
> >interest.  I call it BeanGen, and it generates java beans from xml
>files at
> >compile time.
> >
> >The base functionality is to read an xml file, take information about
> >fields and their types, and spit out a java file.  It can also connect
>to a
> >database and pull fields from there.  So you could say
> ><table name="blah"/>
> >and the program would connect to the database, get the metadata from
> >blah, translate them to java types, and spit out the bean with the
> >appropriate properties.
> >
> >You can further specify to exclude fields from the table, or add
> >fields, or override the types on specific fields, etc.
> >
> >If there's interest in this here, I'd like to donate the code.  I wrote
> >while working for a previous employer (the Valley Rural Electric
> >Cooperative
> >, and I recently received permission to do an open source
> >release.  One GPL file was used in the program; I received permission
> >the author of that file this morning to relicense it under the apache
> >license
> >so I could donate it with the rest of my code.
> >
> >I know there's guidelines and stuff here for how code is supposed to be
> >laid
> >out.  I'm willing to do any reformatting necessary to comply, if
> >will
> >point me where these guidelines are specified.
> >
> >All that being said, if there's not interest here, I'll most likely do
> >own
> >LGPL release.
> >
> >Jonboy Corbin
> >
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