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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject RE: How can I get a reference collection from a GBean?
Date Tue, 21 Dec 2004 19:34:40 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Boynes []
> Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 12:17 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: How can I get a reference collection from a GBean?
> Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
> > Here's a use case.  Let's say that I have a management console that
> > managing a GBean.  There are times when it would be nice to see what
> > in its collection of references.
> >
> Wouldn't that be a static snapshot - you would't want the content
> changing as the UI page was rendering.

That would work for me but, if a GBean was removed from the collection
would I really want to render it?  Is that scenario likely in a
management console?

> > Another thing.  It would be nice if GBean attributes had display
> > and descriptions in them.  This way I could have a tool that could
> > autogenerate a properties page by simply reading the GBean meta
> >
> I see that as a UI issue - for I18N wouldn't you want the tool to
> generate localized titles for the properties (which it can do based on
> the name) without the need to store all the variants in the metadata?

Even better.  Thanks for the idea.


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