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From Nicolas Modrzyk <Nicolas.Modr...@macnica.com>
Subject Re: Object-content mapping tool in Graffito
Date Fri, 01 Sep 2006 08:58:31 GMT

I had a look at Graffito before, and while it looked promising the  
site hasn't been updated since february, and no activity has been  
recorded for a while now (5 weeks ago the license header was updated).

Does anyone knows what the status of the project is ?

If the project is still moving then yes, this is a great move to do.


On Sep 1, 2006, at 5:50 PM, Jukka Zitting wrote:

> Hi,
> The incubating Graffito project
> (http://incubator.apache.org/graffito/) is building a nice
> portlet-based content management framework. One of the design goals is
> to be independent of the underlying storage model using mapping tools
> to present a pure Java object model to higher level components.
> Graffito is currently is using Apache OJB to achieve this on top of
> relational databases, but they also want to support JCR content
> repositories as storage components. To achieve this they've already
> created a relatively complete object-content mapping (ocm) tool called
> Graffito JCR Mapping
> (http://incubator.apache.org/graffito/jcr-mapping/).
> There was recent discussion on the Graffito mailing lists about the
> ocm tool being ptoentially useful to other people as well, and that
> being a Graffito subproject probably doesn't give the tool enough
> visibility among JCR users. One idea would be to graduate the Graffito
> JCR Mapping subproject into a Jackrabbit subproject to get greater
> exposure. The initial response within the Graffito community was
> positive to this idea, so I'd like to ask for opinions also from the
> Jackrabbit community. Would you think that bringing in the ocm tool
> would be a good addition to the set on-top-of-JCR components we
> already have?
> There are a number of stakeholders to consider and practical issues to
> sort out to actually make the idea happen, but I can start taking care
> of those if there is general consensus that this would be a good move.
> BR,
> Jukka Zitting
> -- 
> Yukatan - http://yukatan.fi/ - info@yukatan.fi
> Software craftsmanship, JCR consulting, and Java development

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