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From Charles Johnson ...@proteanit.net>
Subject Re: Are the node types the root of evil ?
Date Mon, 14 Apr 2008 14:13:47 GMT

Surely this is analagous to constraints and referential integrity 
through key relationships in the RDBMS model? The same things could be 
said about dispensing with anything other than application layer 
integrity and validation in that model.


Nicolas Dufour wrote:
> Hello
> After using JCR for a good while, I came to the conclusion that nodetypes
> are useless or even dangereous ;-)
> Because, after all, once the node type definition is registered and you got
> tons of nodes using it, you are pretty much locked in that schema, unless
> you just want to add properties.
> It seems that the best solution is to have nt:unstructured everywhere and
> manage the changes yourself. Perhaps like the ruby on rails migration
> system.
> Dear mailing list users, what do you think ?

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