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From "Alexander Klimetschek" <aklim...@day.com>
Subject Re: reading a file from the jacrabbit repository
Date Sun, 23 Nov 2008 18:26:03 GMT
On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 3:10 PM, far4ever <fathimafarhath@gmail.com> wrote:
> thanks a lot for your kind responses .
> i was able to find out what went wrong.
> the thing was as id i was passing the same name (hard coded)
> and when evert time i run the adding part that new node were created( with
> indexes)
> but when reading it is just looking in to the node(with out that index). i
> think i might be reading a node index where that last node doesn't exists. (
> i think it s reading the first node as default)

That's a feature of JCR and called "same-name siblings" (SNS). It is
included in JCR because of XML compatibility (multiple elements of the
same name). They have an index at the end of their node name/path, eg.
"foobar[1]", with the special case "foobar" == "foobar[1]". The
"problem" with SNS is that the index must be calculated dynamically,
which makes the path to those nodes instable. For example, if you
delete "foobar[2]", the node "foobar[3]" will become "foobar[2]" and
so on... For more infos, have a look at rule 4 of David's model [1].

Regards,
Alex

[1] http://wiki.apache.org/jackrabbit/DavidsModel

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Alexander Klimetschek
alexander.klimetschek@day.com

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