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From Brian McCallister <mccallis...@forthillcompany.com>
Subject Re: new project question
Date Sun, 18 Jan 2004 21:55:38 GMT
For posting code, put it on a web server and post a link. Let me know 
if you need somewhere to put it temporarily and I can provide a spot.

-Brian


On Jan 18, 2004, at 4:30 PM, Oliver Heger wrote:

> Okay, I will need a few days (depending on my actual work load) to 
> perform a bit cleanup a finish the classes I am working on. Then I 
> will post the code to this list.
>
> Oliver
>
> Brian McCallister wrote:
>
>> I would like to see the code, or at least what it looks like. The 
>> implementation I use most of the time (if I'm not not using OJB for 
>> the project ;-) is at  http://kasparov.skife.org/sqlbuilder.html . It 
>> is far from a complete solution, and I know of at least three other 
>> open, or "email me and I'll give it to you" implementations in Java, 
>> and many more in other languages. As such it seems like a really good 
>> candidate for a *-commons implementation.
>>
>> I know both OJB and Torque have SQL building tools in them as well.
>>
>> The jakarta commons-sql project, which is moving to db-commons is a 
>> programmatically convenient API for doing DDL, so I tend to think 
>> that tools for other SQL statements would be good complements (when 
>> the original discussion of moving sql came up this was part of the 
>> discussion).
>>
>> One benefit to it NOT being open and available right now, and it 
>> being small (just selects) is that it could potentially be 
>> contributed into commons-sql without an incubator hassle. OTOH, your 
>> particular implementation may not wind up being the final form it 
>> takes, but if you are thinking in the problem domain it is good to 
>> see what you are doing =)
>>
>> Jakarta DBUtils has a number of tools for working with JDBC and 
>> database stuff at a pretty high level (mapping result sets to beans 
>> etc) which falls into a similar domain, but still doesn't provide a 
>> nice tool for doing sql generation.
>>
>> -Brian
>>
>> On Jan 18, 2004, at 2:57 PM, Oliver Heger wrote:
>>
>>> Brian,
>>>
>>> the code only resides on my harddisk at the moment and I am the only 
>>> developer.
>>>
>>> Maybe some short words about the history: I developed a framework 
>>> for web applications for my last employer, which also contained some 
>>> code for database access. I was never quite content with this code, 
>>> so I started again from scratch with a complete different design and 
>>> at the moment I am working on this new version.
>>>
>>> So the library is by far not finished, it is rather in a relative 
>>> early stage of development. The basic architecture for generating 
>>> SELECT statements is about 80% complete, but some goals like the 
>>> persistence are not even started.
>>>
>>> If there is interest, I can post a zip with the actual code.
>>>
>>> Oliver
>>>
>>> Brian McCallister wrote:
>>>
>>>> Do you have the code available anywhere at the moment? Does anyone 
>>>> work on it aside from yourself?
>>>>
>>>> -Brian
>>>>
>>>> On Jan 18, 2004, at 12:33 PM, Oliver Heger wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> <snip>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
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>
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