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From Stefan Guggisberg <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Jackrabbit expects a particular Oracle driver
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2008 20:42:29 GMT

On 04.04.2008, at 20:44, "Esteban Franqueiro" <esteban.franqueiro@bea.com 
 > wrote:

> Hi Stefan.
>> in an ideal world we'd only need one DbFileSystem and
>> DbPersistenceManager implementation
>> in jackrabbit ;) however, certain (more or less subtle)
>> vendor-specific differences/features
>> needed to be addressed in specialized subclasses.
>> OracleFileSystem is just an example of this. the oracle jdbc drivers
>> prior to version 10.?
>> only exposed Blob support through vendor specific classes, hence the
>> oracle.sql.BLOB
>> reference.
> Maybe we should rename this class as Oracle9FileSystem or  
> Oracle101FileSystem, or something similar,
> and provide another impl that works with newer versions and doesn't  
> depend on that class?

Yes, I thought of that aswell. However, just renaming the existing  
class is probably not an option since it would break backward  

What do you suggest? Any other good ideas?


> Thanks!
> Esteban Franqueiro
> esteban.franqueiro@bea.com
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