[Mono-devel-list] Re: Another XML API: SAX

Karl Waclawek karl at waclawek.net
Wed Nov 12 21:14:23 EST 2003

> > I have already ported the interfaces - which is easy - but I am
> > not sure if I should stick to the Java signatures or go C# all
> > the way. I have followed the .NET naming conventions instead of
> > the Java ones, but did not convert all those getXXX() and setXXX()
> > methods to property accessors, as this would make it more work 
> > porting code from Java to C#.
> IMHO, porting from getter and setter to property would be usual way.
> Surely keeping the same naming rule might be somewhat helpful, but
> anyways basically resulting C# code will be more or less different from
> original one. You'll be confused when merging those code and newly
> created code.

So, you recommend turning the getters/setters into properties.
Anyone else with an opinion? 
> > Also, what about namespaces? Currently I have defined namespaces
> > along the lines of the Java packages (SAX, SAXExt, SAXHelpers). 
> > But they are top level right now.
> > Should they not be inserted in some hierarchy?
> As far as I have seen, it depends on each developers' policy. Direct
> project name (Mono.*, Nant.*, Maverick.* etc.), by name of hosting
> service, company or organization (ByteFX.*, ICSharpCode.*,
> Net.SourceForge.* etc.) and so on (I use Commons.Xml.*).

OK, then for now I will use my own personal hierarchy.

Thanks for the feedback,


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