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From James Strachan <>
Subject Re: How to work with XMLs?
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2003 10:01:30 GMT
The xbeans module was an experiment and used BEA's XMLBeans (now at  
Apache), JAXB and Castor. Out of the 3 the best solution appeared to be  
Though we've decided to write our own beans by hand & hand code the  
marshalling ourselves via Digester (I think)

On Thursday, October 2, 2003, at 10:15  am, Juan Albisu wrote:

> Maybe we can use Jaxb
> At 10:56 02/10/2003 +0200, you wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm going to enhance o.a.g.xml.deployment.LocalEntityResolver so that  
>> it   will look up publicIds and systemIds in its catalogue. The idea  
>> is very well described in the javadoc of EntityResolver class -  
>> EntityResolver.html.
>> As the catalogue is to be an xml file, the question I couldn't find  
>> an answer to is how to handle XMLs?
>> The run:main goal invokes xmlbeans to generate POJOs for the standard  
>> DDs, but I haven't yet been able to figure out why it's done. On the  
>> other hand, I'd bet we agreed to not use any of generators and handle  
>> the binding ourselves, i.e. create a Loader that maps elements to  
>> appropriate POJOs. Is that correct? If so, should the loader and POJO  
>> belong to o.a.g.xml.deployment package?
>> Unless such a page already exists, once I have finished it I'l  
>> describe   how Geronimo handles XML files in Wiki.
>> Cheers,
>> -Jacek


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