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From Raymond Auge <raymond.a...@liferay.com>
Subject Re: metatype extension
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:36:27 GMT
On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 10:32 AM, Jan Willem Janssen <
janwillem.janssen@luminis.eu> wrote:

> Hi Raymond,
>
> > On 03 Mar 2015, at 16:24, Raymond Auge <raymond.auge@liferay.com> wrote:
> > […]
> > However, a metatype implementation change would be required but ONLY for
> > access to said new "hints" information. This would require:
> >
> > 1) reading the extra schema info while parsing the metatype xml
> > 2) providing API access to the information
> >
> > Implementing
> > 1) is simple, just need to enhance the parser with the fields we decide
> > 2) I was thinking of something like the following:
> > […]
>
> IIRC, the MetaType spec already allows for optional attributes to be
> defined
> on ADs, Attributes, OCDs and Objects. I believe that this would already
> cover
> most of these requirements, not?
>

Sure! However, the need to read the metatype again is painful when metatype
is already reading it. Furthermore, this doesn't work for MetatypeProviders.

- Ray


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