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From Serge Huber <shub...@jahia.com>
Subject Re: Mapping Layer needed?
Date Fri, 18 Mar 2005 10:48:55 GMT
David Nuescheler wrote:

>>The only thing in JCR that is a little unusual when mapping to ORM...
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>well... 
>ORM meaning Object Repository Mapping, right ;)?
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héhé yeah that works too :)

>>... is versioning. Do we need to version all the previous object states ? Or
>>were you thinking about a mapping that doesn't use versioning ?
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>well, i think there are many application that that would requiry explicit
>or implicit versioning of the data. in my mind the reason why versioning
>is not taken into account in classical orm solutions is really because
>both rdbmses and pojos do not directly address this issue.
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>i would personally would like to see this as possibily "an aspect" of an 
>object, to add the explicit versioning capabilities. so to me it would be 
>an extension to current orm solutions...
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It is interesting, but I guess the data set can get pretty large :)

>>All the rest seems like a good fit though : locking, search,
>>referencing, etc..
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>right, and inheritance (with mixins possibly "aspects"?) ;)
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>since i have absolutely no experience with orm i am probably
>way out here ;)
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hehe yeah and let's just add some RDF on top of all this so that we can 
retrieve POJO based on ontology processing :)

cheers,
  Serge...

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