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From Dain Sundstrom <dsundst...@gluecode.com>
Subject Re: GBeanName [was: svn commit: r154723...]
Date Wed, 23 Feb 2005 18:14:32 GMT
On Feb 23, 2005, at 9:24 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:

>
> On Feb 23, 2005, at 12:23 AM, David Jencks wrote:
>
>> +1 on canonical name as internal string representation
>> -1 on attempting to preserve whatever string is used to construct the 
>> gbean name
>
> I've been following from the peanut gallery, and like deployment, this 
> seems to be a required topic for participation, so I need to ask :
>
> Why not preserve the string?  it has no intrinsic meaning, does it?   
> And thus, why not let it be preserved as a convenience for the user?
>
> That way, JSR77 name retain their conventional structure, for 
> example...

You're assuming that we build JSR77 names in a canonical format, and we 
don't.  It is the job of the console to format a name into something 
readable by a user.  IMO this is a tree and not a list of 200 character 
names.

-dain


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