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From David Le Strat <dlest...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [J2][VOTE] Consistent XML tag style usage for PSML and related documents
Date Fri, 05 Nov 2004 15:44:55 GMT
+1 for option 1.
--- Randy Watler <rwatler@finali.com> wrote:

> J2 Dev Team:
> 
> As part of adding resource security/permission
> checks to page and folder 
> access in the PageManager, I am considering adding a
> new multi-word tag: 
> <security-constraint/> to *.psml, *.link, *.ds, and
> folder.metadata 
> documents. PSML documents typically use the
> <security-constraint/> tag 
> name style, while the other content documents use
> the 
> <securityConstraint/> style.
> 
> Castor does offer the ability to accept both styles
> for primitive 
> members, but is not similarly flexible for class
> mappings. Because 
> Castor cannot uniformly support both styles, I am
> wondering which option 
> the dev team would like me to follow:
> 
> 1) Convert all documents to use a consistent style,
> namely 
> <security-constraint/> to match the JSR-168 style.
> 2) Implement <security-constraint/> or
> <securityConstraint/> depending 
> on the prevailing style of the document.
> 3) Implement only <security-constraint/> and ignore
> resulting mixed styles.
> 
> Option 1 implies impact for anyone with a running J2
> site, but if we are 
> going to change this we need to do it before the M1
> release IMO. Option 
> 2 accommodates the existing style differences, but
> might be more 
> confusing and/or difficult to document. IMO, Option
> 3 is just plain 
> ugly, albeit easiest on me.
> 
> I am willing to port the J2 demo site and my own
> implementation to 
> achieve a consistent XML style, option 1. Opinions?
> 
> Randy
> 
> 
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