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From Larry Meadors <larry.mead...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Translating data between databases
Date Tue, 05 Apr 2005 14:06:36 GMT
That feature is on the todo list, but not yet done. If you are interested 
and motivated, feel free to jump in and throw out a proposed solution.

Larry

On Apr 5, 2005 6:34 AM, Akins, Greg <gakins@amervideo.com> wrote:
> 
> I am using SqlMaps (but not DAO)
>  I'm reading data from 3 different databases.
>  Most of the time, I read from a single database, and write to another... 
> So nothing is "complicated" in Ibatis.
>  However, sometimes I have to read from database "A" while getting lookup 
> data from database "B"
>  Initially, I wrote a translation method that would get an object with 
> ID's.. Lookup each ID in database "B" and copy the data with Object 
> references instead of ID fields to my application
>  Now, thanks to Nathan, I am using a CustomTypeHandler to get "lookup" 
> values where I didn't feel like putting the data in the database at all 
> (using type-safe enumerators).
>  It seems like maybe CustomerTypeHandlers would have been appropriate for 
> integrating multiple datasource, much like integrating datasources with 
> enumerators; Does that seem like a bad idea? Something smells funny about 
> creating dependencies between the persistence and DAO's in this manner?
>     Greg Akins
> Software Engineer
> Sony Electronics, STP Systems
> 724.696.7322 (Sony)
> 724.696.6147 (AV)
> 724.454.7790 (Cell)
> 412.590.3973 (Pager)
>

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