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From "Daniel Florey" <daniel.flo...@web.de>
Subject AW: [xmlio] Naming
Date Sat, 09 Oct 2004 11:29:51 GMT
OK, I haven't read this (shame on me).
So you are right. What about commons-jsax?
Daniel

> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: commons-dev-return-60450-daniel.florey=web.de@jakarta.apache.org
> [mailto:commons-dev-return-60450-daniel.florey=web.de@jakarta.apache.org]
> Im Auftrag von Stephen Colebourne
> Gesendet: Samstag, 9. Oktober 2004 12:20
> An: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Betreff: Re: [xmlio] Naming
> 
> Please see the commons charter on naming. Paraphrasing it says that "names
> should be boring and functional, not clever". jazz is clever ;-(  The
> reasoning is to remove one more barrier to adopting the component. (Note
> that not every commons component follows the rule, betwixt being a good
> example)
> 
> maybe [sax] for input? (commons-sax)
> or [fromsax] - (commons-fromsax)
> maybe [toxml] for output? (commons-toxml)
> or [tosax]? (commons-tosax)
> 
> It depends on whether you want to scope/limit yourself to just sax.
> 
> Should you split? It depends on whether people who use one half are likely
> to use the other really.
> 
> Stephen
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daniel Florey" <daniel.florey@web.de>
> > After doing the xmlio google thing I agree that this name is really used
> in
> > so many projects that it would be worth to find another one even if I
> like
> > it.
> > As 'xmlio' consists of two parts (importer / exporter) I would recommend
> > separating them into two tiny components in order to increase
> reusability.
> > My favourite name for the importer (sax augmentation) would be 'jazz'.
> As
> > you need a sax to play jazz... (Or is it 'just augmented super sax'??)
> > The exporter could be simply called XMLWriter as this is what it does.
> >
> > Finally I'd like to say that I don't think Digester and xmlio are direct
> > competitors as they are very different: xmlio is a simple sax extension
> but
> > has nothing to do with mapping xml to java objects.
> > So I don't think we get trouble here.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Daniel
> 
> 
> 
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