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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <...@toolazydogs.com>
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 [mailto:jeremy@boynes.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 12:17 PM
> To: dev@geronimo.apache.org
> 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
is
> > managing a GBean.  There are times when it would be nice to see what
is
> > 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
names
> > and descriptions in them.  This way I could have a tool that could
> > autogenerate a properties page by simply reading the GBean meta
data.
> >
> 
> 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.



Regards,
Alan 



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