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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Re: Release?
Date Thu, 16 Dec 2010 20:44:02 GMT

On Dec 16, 2010, at 4:22 AM, Karl Wright wrote:

> Tests are now complete for the framework changes.
> Robert, Grant, please comment on CONNECTORS-128 about the future of
> the FileNet and Documentum connectors.  If those connectors are deemed
> acceptable, I can generate a new release candidate.
> Karl
> On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 6:48 PM, Karl Wright <> wrote:
>> The preliminary change has been done, and I was able to hand-test a
>> good chunk of the modified queries by hand, so I checked it in.  I
>> still need to test document expiration, however, and I'd like the
>> automated tests to cover the modified functionality.  I won't be able
>> to get to it this until next weekend at the earliest,
>> During the process of removing string constants from all queries, I
>> also noticed that string constants are used by the FileNet and
>> Documentum connectors.  These connectors have a proprietary, SQL-like
>> language (I don't know what the FileNet language is called, but the
>> Documentum one is called DQL.)  There does not appear to be any way to
>> use the equivalent of query parameters for either sql-like language.
>> If quoting is always unsafe, that would imply that neither the FileNet
>> connector nor the Documentum connector could be made secure, by
>> Robert's standards.  Of course, the same is going to be true of any
>> FileNet or Documentum client code.
>> Robert, Grant, do you believe I should delete these connectors?

No, I don't think you should.  If that's the only way to do it, then it is what it is and
we have to go with it.

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