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From David Sean Taylor <>
Subject Re: JCR integration proposal
Date Thu, 24 Mar 2005 18:45:41 GMT
Christophe Lombart wrote:
> Hi All,
> I would like to start the JCR integration into Graffito.  This is a 
> summary on how I see this integration :
> * I want to leave our persistence service as it is. I don't want to 
> replace it by a new JCR implementation. I don't want to change the 
> Graffito API which is *very* simple to use. I see only some minor 
> changes in the version & search services.
> * JCR integration can be made with a new implementation for the 
> and a new Server class 
> (eg. org.apache.portals.graffito.model.JCRServer).
> * I would like to create a new subproject which will contains a JCR 
> mapping framework. The goal of this framework is to store any java beans 
> (CmsObject) in a JCR repository.This framework will be used by the JCR 
> ContentStore implementation and if needed,  can be used outside the 
> Graffito engine. After a lot of discussion on that topic, I would like 
> to start with a very simple solution  based on a converter class for 
> each CmsObject types (Document, Folder, ...). So if a new CmsObject 
> class is required for a custom application, the developer has to write a 
> new JCR converter class. Later, we can write more advanced/generic 
> converter implementations based on introspection or similar techniques.
> What do you think about that ?
> Do you have some ideas, comments for such JCR mapping framework ? Is it 
> make sense for you ?
For JCR integration, what do you think about Stephane's proposal of a
"Lenya CMS Framework or Jackrabbit Framework"?

I would think that the Graffito integration would be implemented with 
Jackrabbit, right?

David Sean Taylor
Bluesunrise Software
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