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From "Jeffrey D. Brekke" <jbre...@wi.rr.com>
Subject Re: Torque beans & OJB
Date Wed, 15 Jan 2003 21:54:34 GMT

+1 
This would be useful for other things than SOAP toolkits also.

On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, Bill Schneider wrote:

> This is an excellent question and probably depends to a large extent on what
> kind of SOAP toolkit you're using.  Perhaps you could rig the Velocity
> templates that spit out Java objects, such that they create an interface for
> each data object with just the get/set methods, and the actual Torque
> objects implement these get/set methods.  Any copy-from-object methods in
> the Torque objects would have to accept the interface rather than the Torque
> type.
> 
> Then you would define your SOAP service as accepting or returning objects
> that implement that interface with only get/set methods.
> 
> -- Bill
> 
> > I'll need to transfer the data beans through soap serialization from the
> > back-end to some front-end sites. The Torque generated classes however are
> > not pure data beans. They have a save method and other functionality in
> the
> > super classes. They also import certain torque classes. This would mean
> all
> > the front-end clients would need to have the torque jar installed. It
> would
> > also make serialization/mapping a lot harder. Is there a way to easily map
> > these classes to pure data beans (with nothing but getters/setter for
> their
> > properties), without manually creating and mapping these (which would
> sorta
> > nullify the benefit of having your classes generated)?
> >
> > Secondly, what exactly is the difference between Jakarta Torque and
> Jakarta
> > OJB? What are the pro's and con's of each and when is one recommended over
> > the other?
> 
> 
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Jeffrey D. Brekke                                   jbrekke@wi.rr.com
Wisconsin,  USA                                     brekke@apache.org
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