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From tfisc...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r909052 - /db/torque/torque4/trunk/torque-site/src/site/xdoc/index.xml
Date Thu, 11 Feb 2010 16:16:53 GMT
Author: tfischer
Date: Thu Feb 11 16:16:47 2010
New Revision: 909052

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=909052&view=rev
Log:
- remove old information
- change wording for jdbc -> xml part
- add torque4 as development version

Modified:
    db/torque/torque4/trunk/torque-site/src/site/xdoc/index.xml

Modified: db/torque/torque4/trunk/torque-site/src/site/xdoc/index.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/torque/torque4/trunk/torque-site/src/site/xdoc/index.xml?rev=909052&r1=909051&r2=909052&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- db/torque/torque4/trunk/torque-site/src/site/xdoc/index.xml (original)
+++ db/torque/torque4/trunk/torque-site/src/site/xdoc/index.xml Thu Feb 11 16:16:47 2010
@@ -29,9 +29,6 @@
   </properties>
 
   <body>
-   <!-- source>
-   Please see the <a href="status.html">News and Status Page</a> for
-   information about a Maven 1.0.x repository change.</source -->
    <section name="What is Torque?">
      <p>
        Torque is an object-relational mapper for java.  In other words, Torque
@@ -40,8 +37,8 @@
        Unlike most other object-relational mappers, Torque does not use
        reflection to access user-provided classes, but it generates the
        necessary classes (including the Data Objects) from an XML schema
-       describing the database layout (which can either be written by hand
-       or generated from an existing database).
+       describing the database layout. The XML file can either be written
+       by hand or a starting point can be generated from an existing database.
        The XML schema can also be used to generate and execute a SQL script
        which creates all the tables in the database.
      </p>
@@ -55,14 +52,8 @@
      <p>
        Usage of autogeneration eases the customization of the database layer, 
        as you can override the autogenerated methods and thus easily change
-       their behaviour.
-     </p>
-
-     <p>
-       Torque was developed as part of the
-       <a href="http://turbine.apache.org/">Turbine Framework</a>.
-       It is now decoupled and can be used by itself. Starting with version
-       2.2 Turbine uses the decoupled Torque.
+       their behaviour. A modularized template structure allows inclusion
+       of your own code generation templates during the code generation process.
      </p>
    </section>
 
@@ -78,35 +69,23 @@
        </dd>
        <dt>generator</dt>
        <dd>
-         The generator contains ant tasks which do all the work for the 
-         Maven plugin.  If you use the Maven plugin, you do not need to use the 
+         The generator generates the java sources for the database access
+         classes used in your application.
+         If you use the Maven plugin, you do not need to use the 
          generator directly.
-         However, the generator can also be invoked directly using ant.
        </dd>
        <dt>maven-plugin</dt>
        <dd>
-        The Maven plugin creates the O/R peer and object classes for accessing
-        and storing data from the database.  It can also generate the XML
-        description of an existing database and (in reverse) create an SQL 
-        script to create the tables in the database.  Internally, 
-        the Maven plugin uses the generator to accomplish these tasks.
+        The Torque Maven 2 plugin generates the java sources for the
+        database access classes. Internally, 
+        the Maven plugin uses the generator to accomplish this.
        </dd>
        <dt>templates</dt>
        <dd>
          The templates contain the building blocks used by the generator 
          to create the O/R peer and object classes, SQL scripts and the like.
          You can change the templates if you want to customize the output 
-         of the generator (this is only necessary in very special 
-         circumstances).
-         Up to release 3.1.x, the templates were a part of the generator.
-         Starting with the 3.2 release of Torque, the templates have been 
-         separated into their own jar archive.
-       </dd>
-       <dt>village</dt>
-       <dd>
-         Village is a 100% Pure Java API that sits on top of the JDBC
-         API. The purpose of this API is to make it easier to interact with
-         a JDBC compliant relational database.
+         of the generator.
        </dd>
      </dl>
     </p>
@@ -116,11 +95,14 @@
     <p>
      <ul>
       <li>
-        Most recent <i>production</i> release of Torque is Torque 3.3
+        Most recent <i>production</i> release of Torque is 
+        <a href="http://db.apache.org/torque">Torque 3.3</a>.
+      </li>
+      <li>
+        Most recent <i>development</i> release of Torque is Torque 
+        4.0-alpha1-SNAPSHOT. Torque4 is under heavy development, so
+        everything may be subject to change.
       </li>
-      <!-- li>
-        Most recent <i>development</i> release of Torque is Torque 3.4-dev
-      </li -->
      </ul>
     </p>
    </section>



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