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From Roger Ruttimann <roger...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [J2][VOTE] Consistent XML tag style usage for PSML and related documents
Date Sat, 06 Nov 2004 00:02:08 GMT
Better be consistent from the beginning...

+1 on option 1



Randy Watler 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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