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From Davanum Srinivas <d...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] JaxMe: A JAXB Implementation
Date Thu, 04 Sep 2003 00:12:52 GMT
JAXB is needed for JAXRPC 2.0 implementation, which in turn will be needed in our future J2EE
App
Server project Geronimo.

-- dims

--- Daniel Rall <dlr@finemaltcoding.com> wrote:
> Jochen Wiedmann wrote:
> > 
> > Ted Leung wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>>2. Does xml.apache.org have plans to develop a JAXB implementation?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>Not directly, although it's likely that XMLBeans will become JSR-31 
> >>compliant.
> > 
> > 
> > As a side note, one could use JaxMe from within XMLBeans, saving a lot
> > of work.
> > 
> > XMLBeans and JaxMe are both layered applications. XMLBeans has more layers,
> > but both share a layer for parsing a schema syntactically, a layer for
> > building the logical schema structure from the syntax layers result and,
> > finally, a source generation layer.
> > 
> > Combining JaxMe's source generator and XMLBeans (very powerfull) schema
> > parser is not straightforward: The XMLBeans parser requires extensions.
> > But that step is required, as these extensions are specified by JAXB.
> > For example JAXB requires to know, given an arbitrary element, the
> > outermost syntactical schema with the elements namespace as target
> > namespace - an idea completely unknown to XML Schema.
> > 
> > Likewise JaxMe is not yet ready for accepting a schema from other sources
> > than its own parser. (This will change anyways, to generate classes from
> > Java Beans or relational database schemas.)
> 
> Please excuse my ignorance, but what differentiates these technologies 
> from something like Betwixt <http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/betwixt/>?
> 
> I'm currently -0 on this VOTE.
> 


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Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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