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From "Jukka Zitting" <jukka.zitt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: importing jackrabbit into jackrabbit
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2007 18:38:11 GMT
Hi,

On 4/26/07, Stefan Kurla <stefan.kurla@gmail.com> wrote:
> I would appreciate the thoughts on references though. Reason being
> that one of the biggest strengths of JSR-170 is the ability to store
> references. I imagine a situation where i could have a nodetype call
> docType which is either pdf or word strings. Say 80% of my documents
> are word documents. Then the docType will have a reference to 80% of
> all documents in my repository. If my repository is 100,000 files then
> docType references 80,000 nodes.
>
> If what you say is correct that at every new reference, the complete
> set of references are rewritten, then obviously this is a bottleneck.
>
> Should such a situation be avoided?

Why would you need to use such references structure? I would rather
use the node types to model such information. A search query like
//element(*,my:wordDocument) will efficiently return you all such Word
documents in your workspace.

BR,

Jukka Zitting

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