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From karan malhi <karan.ma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: VOTE: Issue 132: Factory Sequences
Date Tue, 20 Sep 2005 15:39:41 GMT
You are right,

I should have said, if you vote to keep the factory-class in the 
meta-data then i would like to see some attributes of sequence standardized.

"That way we get parsing validation"
I dont understand what you mean by this.

Abe White wrote:

>> 1. Remove factory-class from the metadata. It's too much work for 
>> this late in the project. All sequences would be implemented by the 
>> JDO vendor.
>> +1
>>    "I wouldn't mind having the sequence-property elements as you 
>> describe, and standardizing the semantics of those that are most 
>> likely to be needed, e.g.   InitialValue, Increment. "
>> +1
> I don't think it makes any sense to have sequence-property elements 
> without a factory-class.  If we want the user to be able to specify 
> additional standard sequence information such as initial value and 
> increment, we should add corresponding attributes to the sequence XML 
> element.  That way we get parsing validation.  The only advantage of 
> the proposed sequence-property elements was that they could 
> communicate arbitrary information to a user's sequence impl; without a 
> factory-class that advantage is moot.

Karan Singh

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