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From Michael Dürig <mdue...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Node property type constraints violated when setting strings
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 08:55:57 GMT

Jessi,

The repository will try to convert the string to a boolean. See 3.6.4 
Property Type Conversion in JSR 283.

Michael

On 1.11.12 21:53, Jessi Abrahams wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm new to this list so I apologize if this question has been asked (I
> tried searching the archives) or if this is not the right place to ask.
>
> I have a custom node type with a definition like this:
>
> [foo:bar] > mix:lastModified, mix:created, nt:base
>    - someBooleanProperty (BOOLEAN)
>
> When I create a node of this type and use any of the setProperty methods
> on Node, the repository allows me to set string values (such as "abc")
> for someBooleanProperty even though as far as I understand from the type
> definition, only booleans should be allowed. The repository throws a
> ConstraintViolationException (as I would expect) if I try to to set
> someBooleanProperty to any other incorrect (non-boolean) type - but not
> strings. It seems like properties can always be set to a string, whether
> or not it's allowed by the node type definition. Is this expected? It
> doesn't seem in line with the spec.
>
> Thanks
> Jessi
>
>
>

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