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From "Thomas Mueller" <thomas.tom.muel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Same name siblings
Date Fri, 08 Feb 2008 15:44:41 GMT

I would drop it with migration path. Example:

Converting old repositories or xml with same name siblings will convert the
composed name to literal names, that means: two nodes 'test' are converted
to 'test[1]' and 'test[2]'; removing 'test[1] will not rename 'test[2]' to


On Feb 8, 2008 4:23 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Support for same name siblings is troublesome and currently the best
> practice is to avoid them if possible. In many cases the default
> response when we see people having problems with SNS is to tell them
> not to use the feature.
> I think that's lame. We should either treat SNS as a first-class
> feature that we just haven't been able to make work yet, or explicitly
> deprecate it and plan to drop or at least seriously limit the feature
> as far as is permitted by the JCR standard.
> The current status where SNS is kind of supported but "you should not
> use it!" is IMHO not sustainable in the long run.
> WDYT, is SNS worth the effort, or should we consider dropping it?
> BR,
> Jukka Zitting

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