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From Simon Kitching <si...@ecnetwork.co.nz>
Subject Re: [digester] patch: usage examples
Date Sat, 02 Aug 2003 06:17:21 GMT
Oh bugger :- here's the attachment.

On Sat, 2003-08-02 at 18:15, Simon Kitching wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Recently there was a suggestion on the users email group that some
> digester examples would be helpful.
> 
> I felt this myself when starting to use digester.
> 
> So attached is a tar file containing a (proposed) initial example.
> 
> The tar file contains the tree:
> 
>   examples
>     api
>       example1
>         **files here
>     xmlrules
> 
> I suggest that this could all go under "src", so that there would be
> "src/java", "src/test" and "src/examples". 
> 
> This would be consistent with the "httpclient" projects' directory
> structure.
> 
> I think that additional examples could usefully be added in future,
> hence the name "example1" for the dir containing the provided code.
> 
> Stuff that could be covered in later examples include:
>  * FactoryCreateRule
>  * NodeCreateRule
>  * mapping of attribute names to bean properties 
>    (eg some-attr --> someAttr) when using setProperties et al.
> 
> This contribution is not entirely selfless :-). The existence of this
> examples directory also gives me somewhere to put "plugins" module
> examples if the "plugins" module is accepted [patch coming soon....]
> 
> 
> NOTE: I haven't made any changes to the existing digester "build.xml" to
> either build or not build these new files. This would have to be done
> sometime I think.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Simon

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