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From "Ate Douma" <...@douma.nu>
Subject Re: [J2][VOTE] Consistent XML tag style usage for PSML and related documents
Date Fri, 05 Nov 2004 16:17:47 GMT
+1 for option 1.

Randy Watler said:
> 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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