[Mono-devel-list] ObjectSpaces + momentum = ORM soup.

Met @ Uber met at uberstats.com
Sun Nov 16 23:33:53 EST 2003


On Sun, 2003-11-16 at 23:36, Richard Thombs wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-11-14 at 09:37, Met @ Uber wrote:
> > Well I've knocked off about 15 our of 21 classes in System.Data.Mapping
> > (which resides in System.Data.SqlXml ?)... time for lunch.  Almost none
> > of them are _filled in_ because it's a bit hard to get a grasp of
> > everything in Mapping as its pure madness.  But I'll draw up some
> > diagrams tonight/tomorrow and send them off for everyone to look at.
> Say Matthew, how's it going? I've started putting
> System.Data.ObjectSpaces.Query into CVS and as I've filled out more of
> the methods, I've hit a need for System.Data.Mapping.MappingSchema. Are
> you in a position to put stuff into CVS yet?
> I just posted a question about where and how System.Data.Mapping should
> get inserted into the tree. My apologies for stepping on your toes, I'd
> forgotten that you were working on this namespace until I came across
> your message.
> Hope all is going well and that it's beginning to make sense a bit. The
> Query stuff is starting to make a bit of sense to me.
> Cheers,
> Stony.

To follow up on the message I just posted...

I've stubbed all of System.Data.Mapping.  I spent a few hours today
laying out diagrams for the Namespace (good old pen and paper), and it
makes perfect sense.  Every class has direct relation to the 3 required
files to make ObjectSpaces work (Map.xml, OSD.xml, RSD.xml).  I know I'm
jumping a bit a head of myself not really knowing my Thanksgiving plans
too much, but I'm going to try and have a mass majority of it up and
running by the end of next week.  It shouldn't actually be too hard, its
mostly populating classes from Xml data, and tossing them into
collections.  Then ObjectSpaces gets access to everything through

So yeah....I've run out of things to say.  Let me know how all of this
sounds and where you're at (and everyone else from the ObjectSpace
collective).  I believe you and Mark are working on the same areas?  Has
anyone claimed the other namespaces
System.Data.ObjectSpaces.Query/Schema or

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