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From "Dominique Devienne" <>
Subject Re: PropertyHelper thoughts
Date Thu, 14 Jun 2007 19:52:56 GMT
On 6/14/07, Matt Benson <> wrote:
> --- Dominique Devienne <> wrote:
> > I don't understand the SetPropertyResolver aspect.
> On further reflection, the Set* interface does make
> sense, but only as an extension to the Get* interface.
>  This would be the correct way to set anything that
> couldn't be stuffed into the basic String-to-Object
> property map (whatever that might be) and would imply
> that the entity in question could get anything it
> could set.  This also implies that the existing
> namespace concept that exists but is unused in
> PropertyHelper needs to go away.  The
> setter-that-can-get would parse its own
> pseudo-namespace if applicable.  Since this would
> extend the Get version, I would think it could wait
> until the main two interfaces were handled.

Sorry to be a bit thick, but I still don't understand. I don't want
properties to be anything but Strings. We use references to refer to
something else that Strings. I'm still not buying the SetPR given what
I've read so far ;-) --DD

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