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From "Lance J. Andersen" <Lance.Ander...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (DERBY-334) Add initial SQL support for XML datatype/functions in Derby, based on SQL/XML specs.
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2005 19:04:01 GMT
At somepoint, it would be worthwhile to discuss which J2SE versions to 
support. 

Satheesh Bandaram wrote:

>On the similar lines, I also think the XML support should turn itself
>OFF gracefully in environments that don't support XML. I think the patch
>requires JDK 1.4 or higher, so unless Derby has plans to end_of_line JDK
>1.3 (not sure if there is a plan), it may be a good idea to turn off XML
>internally. (Raise error when attempted to use)
>
>I plan to test this part and provide comments along with a few other items.
>
>Satheesh
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>>+1 on getting this initial XML support into Derby. Even though the patch
>>has already in, I will try to review the new version sometime.
>>At some point the testing does need to be part of the regular derby
>>suite though I think the current approach is good. I need to understand
>>the dependency on xerces, and if the default XML parser supplied by the
>>VM can be used instead.
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>>This is probably a good example of open source, get some initial working
>>functionality (incremental development) and then see if it can be
>>improved by others.
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>>Dan.
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