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From Ivan Latysh <ivanlat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Are the node types the root of evil ?
Date Mon, 14 Apr 2008 14:32:30 GMT
Charles Johnson wrote:

> 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.
You can alter RDBMS structure, when JR missing such functionality.
(I haven't checked latest release, yet)

So unless you are 200% sure of what you have to have, don't use NodeTypes.

So far we alter structure this way:
backup (with JCR-Backup) -> change node types -> create new repo -> update 
backed-up XML -> restore it.

Ivan Latysh

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