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From Stefan Guggisberg <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Jackrabbit Metadata + Inheritance
Date Thu, 01 Sep 2011 08:29:42 GMT
On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 9:55 AM, Nikolay Georgiev
<georgiev.nikolay@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
>
> what would be the advantage of meta data saved as Mixin over just a node.
> Can I search Mixings thourh XPath?

yes, see [0].

cheers
stefan

[0] http://www.day.com/specs/jcr/1.0/6.6.3.2_Type_Constraint.html

>
> Thanks,
> Nikolay
>
> On 08/31/2011 10:40 AM, Stefan Guggisberg wrote:
>>
>> hi nikolay
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 10:29 AM, Nikolay Georgiev
>> <georgiev.nikolay@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I would like to implement 2 things and maybe you can give me some
>>> advice how to do it:
>>>
>>> 1) I want to add Metadata to every node.
>>> Possible solution: add a node called metaData and and the metaData as
>>> properties belonging to this node. What do you think? Or are there
>>> better ways?
>>
>> you could e.g. define  a custom mixin node type and assign it to specific
>> nodes
>> by calling Node.addMixin().
>>
>>> 2) Some specific nodes should inherit other nodes, in a way that the
>>> metaData in the super node is also metaData in the subnode. How can I
>>> implement this?
>>
>> if the 'super node' is always a parent of the 'derived' node you could
>> write some custom code which does traverse the parent hierarchy until it
>> finds the 'meta data'.
>>
>> cheers
>> stefan
>>
>>> Thank you,
>>>
>>> Nikolay
>>>
>

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