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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] [XBeans] [Spring] Any issue with moving to spring 2.5?
Date Tue, 26 Aug 2008 20:03:15 GMT
On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 4:02 PM, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi David,
>
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 3:07 PM, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com>wrote:
>
>> Unfortunately I don't know how compatible spring 2.5 is with xbean-spring
>> and AFAIK no one has changed the documentation recently.  I've heard rumors
>> that spring now has something sort of similar and almost as good as
>> xbean-spring so if true it might be worth switching.
>>
>
> Yeah I looked at the XML schema support but it seems more involved and
> invasive than using XBean since XBean uses Javadoc tags that do not require
> any additional dependencies on sources as opposed to using annotations.
>
>
>>
>> If I was doing it over again I'd look into using jaxb rather than spring
>> but I don't know of any actual projects that have succeeded in doing
>> something like this.... it also might tie you to xml more than you like.
>>
>
> Interesting.  Well right now I'm trying not to make major decisions and
> just trying to upgrade to MINA 2.0.  In doing this I noticed that some
> classes (which extend MINA classes) you created to make things work well
> with XBean are not broken because MINA has made their superior types final
> preventing extension.
>

errr ... meant to say are now broken.


>
>
> So I've looked back into the repository and found your old mina-xbean
> module and am trying to work that to create an XBean usable xsd for MINA.
> Perhaps this will help overcome some of the sticky issues with using simple
> Spring configuration.  I noticed that XBean makes doing constructor
> injection and other things easier and clearer in general.
>
> So I'm just trying to do the minimum required to be able to migrate to 2.0
> but it's not easy for me being a Spring/Xbean novice.  It's great to be able
> to bounce things off you - appreciate your comments.  Thanks.
>
>
>>
>> Sorry I don't know more
>>
>
> No worries this is good information.  Hope you don't mind my pinging you
> occasionally as I attempt to do this.  Feeling pretty dumb already :).
>
> Thanks,
> Alex
>
> david jencks
>>
>> On Aug 26, 2008, at 11:53 AM, Alex Karasulu wrote:
>>
>> Also Dave could you point me in the direction of some XBean
>> documentation.  Last time I checked there was not much - hoping that some
>> might have been added since then.  If not I guess I can look at test cases
>> to get a better understanding of how to use it.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Alex
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 2:28 PM, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org>wrote:
>>
>>> Hi David,
>>>
>>> Do you see any potential issue with moving to Spring 2.5.x WRT XBean? I
>>> was thinking of upgrading but thought I'd check with you first.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Alex
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>

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