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From "Alexandru Popescu" <the.mindstorm.mailingl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Object-content mapping tool in Graffito
Date Fri, 01 Sep 2006 11:09:13 GMT
On 9/1/06, Alexandru Popescu <the.mindstorm.mailinglist@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/1/06, Nicolas Modrzyk <Nicolas.Modrzyk@macnica.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > 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.
> >
> > Nicolas,
> >
>
> The OCM haven't moved too much lately, mainly because of 2 reasons:
> - the core 2 developers (Christopher and myself) have been quite busy
> (sometimes it happens)
> - the tool has already reached a good enough state (I am using it on
> InfoQ.com authoring tool).
>
> hth,
>
> ./alex
> --
> :Architect of InfoQ.com:
>  .w( the_mindstorm )p.
>

Forgot to mention: Jukka has brought a fresh breath in the project and
it looks like things are gonna start moving again.

./alex
--
:Architect of InfoQ.com:
 .w( the_mindstorm )p.

> > 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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