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   Re: [xml-dev] XML Object Serialization

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On Tuesday, October 29, 2002, at 07:43  PM, Anthony B. Coates wrote:
> The problem is if the auto-generated XML->Java code is called
> from all throughout the application codebase.  If the XML changes, 
> everything
> breaks.  You need to hide the auto-generated code behind a facade so 
> that almost
> all of the application code is unable to call it directly.  Then, when 
> there are
> changes to the XML, the effect on the codebase is limited to a small,
> pre-determined set of classes.

Of course, this is only a problem with statically typed languages like 
Java.  Dynamically typed languages cope much better.


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