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From "Henning P. Schmiedehausen" <>
Subject Re: [configuration]Problems with XMLConfiguration
Date Thu, 09 Sep 2004 10:16:22 GMT
=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Antonio_Fiol_Bonn=EDn?= <> writes:

Just a wild thought but to solve this problem for JNDI, we could e.g.
add a kludge to c-c which allows 


to be folded onto a List for get("xxxx");

Maybe using something more unique than just "_" as a marker. 


>Maybe this belongs more to -user than to -dev, but please forgive me
>as this started here.

>> > 1.- Is it possible to have two properties at the same point? How?
>> I don't think it's possible.
>> > Otherwise, is there a point for getList with JNDI?
>> A List could be directly stored in the repository.


>IIRC, only simple types can be configured, at least in Tomcat.

>> Parsing the keys of the "conf" subset could be a solution but it's still
>> complicated. This may be easier once we refactor the code for
>> hierarchical configurations around the version 2.0.

>Yes, or maybe adding a list of names in the configuration (as multiple
>properties in XML or a single comma-separated property in JNDI).

>> I'm not convinced [configuration] is the right tool for complex
>> configurations, I tend to prefer [digester] in these cases.

>What about JNDI and mixing configuration sources? Does [digester] support those?

>Thank you very much,

>Antonio Fiol

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