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From Andrus Adamchik <>
Subject Re: DataView status
Date Tue, 10 Oct 2006 19:25:21 GMT
On Oct 10, 2006, at 2:54 PM, Adrian Wiesmann wrote:
>> * If we (cayenne dev community) are to continue the development, as a
>> first step I suggest making Cayenne core independent of DV runtime.
> I would suggest to move DV "out of the way" so that it is not  
> hurting the
> normal Cayenne development. But please keep DataViews supported. I am
> currently in the process to switch to Cayenne 3.x because I absolutely
> need the Lifecycle Callbacks (generating uuid formated key when  
> creating a
> new object and updating the last_updated field before committing  
> changes).
> Because the SOBF tool is that much depending on DataViews I would very
> much like to see them at least not removed. I would hate to have to  
> redo
> everything I already programmed only because of DataViews being  
> removed
> from Cayenne.

This sounds like a reasonable strategy. I guess we can promise that  
much. But again, I appreciate if all interested parties could  
actually help us with DV maintenance. You probably know much more  
about DV than myself or any of the current committers anyways :-)

As the history shows (DV, JStaple and Rowan projects), there is lots  
of interest in Swing-related technologies in our community, but not  
nearly as much commitment. I suspect it is because Swing is not  
paying anyone's bills consistently (e.g. I may have a 2-month Swing  
project and then switch back to webapps, I believe that's the case  
with others too).

It would be cool if we could find one or more dedicated developers  
with a vision in this area to lead the Swing effort. But I'll keep  

> The SOBF tool (Security Officers Best Friend, Open Source tool for
> assessing information security risk)

I like your website :-)


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