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From "Uwe Schindler (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (TIKA-1675) please avoid xmlbeans dependency
Date Tue, 07 Jul 2015 22:50:04 GMT

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Uwe Schindler commented on TIKA-1675:
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There was already an issue/discussion open on POI mailing lists and issue tracker to no longer
use xmlbeans & Co, because since Java 6 the JAXB interface is a public API that allows
to map XML documents to Java Beans - which is exactly the same as xmlbeans is dooing. Unfortunately
this is a larger approach to change the API to do use the standards Java API (and might also
bring more performance). This would remove a lot of unneeded XML-based stuff from POI for
Microsoft Office 2007+ file formats.

-1 to absorb the buggy xmlbeans (this lib was also the problem of the major Solr/Lucene security
issue last year)
+1 to adopt JAXB instead of xmlbeans

> please avoid xmlbeans dependency
> --------------------------------
>
>                 Key: TIKA-1675
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TIKA-1675
>             Project: Tika
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Robert Muir
>
> This dependency (e.g jar file) is fundamentally broken... XMLBEANS-499
> Is there an alternative that could be used?



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