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From Emmanuel Venisse <>
Subject Re: Continuum Model and Modello
Date Fri, 21 Sep 2007 07:31:44 GMT

Rahul Thakur a écrit :
> I have been wanting to pop this questions for sometime now.
> For generation/maintenance of continuum-model:
> a) Why are we using Modello? More specifically what does it buy us? I
> know the model is expressed as xml and separate from Java sources,
> but I don't see a benefit of having it in XML as opposed to
> annotations in java sources.

modello file generate for use all model POJOs and the jpox metadata file. With it, we can
define old fields that doesn't exist in the nex version and the migration tool use the model
to do the db 
conversion. I don't think we can all of that with annotations.

> b) Since 1.1 is in final stages, also wanted to see what other think
> about brainstorming ideas for the next Continuum release on wiki. But
> this might be a candidate for a separate thread.

Yes, it's a separate thread ;)

> Thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Rahul

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