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From Aaron Mulder <>
Subject Re: Serialization Vs. XML
Date Fri, 20 May 2005 01:52:00 GMT
On Thu, 19 May 2005, David Blevins wrote:
> > I've been rolling an idea around in the back of my mind of having these 
> > few "attributes" not stored in the gbean data itself but obtained from 
> > some kind of properties gbean that gets them from a local file.  I 
> > don't have a strong opinion on whether this is likely to work or be a 
> > good idea.
> > My main objection to non-xmlbeans based xml configuration code is that 
> > I'm reasonably sure I will get stuck maintaining it.   Based on past 
> > experience, this is not something I want to do, ever, or ask anyone 
> > else to do.
> I kind of think that the way we use xmlbeans is the reason you are stuck maintaining
it.  I think if we moved the data from xmlbeans or any other marshaller into a simple javabeans
object tree, we might get more people working with the deployment code.  I'd certainly be
happy to volunteer.
> -David

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