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From Jeff Genender <>
Subject Re: Proposed changes to plan elements related to classloaders.
Date Sat, 19 Nov 2005 00:05:26 GMT
There is a JIRA issue I re-opened on those classes tags.  They are duped 
in Tomcat and Jetty.  I would like to see them at the web builder level.

David Jencks wrote:
> It's become apparent recently that some of the elements in our plans 
> related to classloading are a bit confusing.  In particular, there is an 
> include element that no one is sure what is for and is not used, and a 
> similarly named import element that is like the parentId, only better 
> :-).  Also the lists of special classes for the classloader are in 
> between the import and dependency elements.
> I'd like to change the schema for all plans to use this:
>     <xs:group name="classloader-infoGroup">
>         <xs:sequence>
>             <xs:element ref="sys:parent" minOccurs="0" 
> maxOccurs="unbounded"/>
>             <!--            <xs:element name="include" 
> type="sys:dependencyType" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"/>-->
>             <xs:element ref="sys:dependency" minOccurs="0" 
> maxOccurs="unbounded"/>
>             <xs:element ref="sys:hidden-classes" minOccurs="0" 
> maxOccurs="unbounded"/>
>             <xs:element ref="sys:non-overridable-classes" minOccurs="0" 
> maxOccurs="unbounded"/>
>         </xs:sequence>
>     </xs:group>
> The differences are that:
> import is renamed parent.  This seems less confusing to me.  I can 
> support backwards compatibility in most plans, although perhaps not 
> plain gbean plans.
> include is removed.
> the class lists are moved to the end.  This makes more sense to me, in 
> that first we have the info on what goes into the current classloader in 
> the way of parents and contents, and then we have the modifications to 
> that list.
> Comments?
> thanks
> david jencks

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