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Bug 36347

Summary: rewrite core/settings convertors to new Convertor API
Product: projects Reporter: David Konecny <dkonecny>
Component: Generic InfrastructureAssignee: issues <>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: issues <>
Priority: P1    
Version: 3.x   
Target Milestone: TBD   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
Whiteboard: projects, prj40-last-resort-Oct-2003
Issue Type: TASK Exception Report:
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 35050    

Description David Konecny 2003-09-30 10:16:35 UTC
SUBJ says it. The core/settings module is soon to
be deprecated and replaced by openide/convertor.
At the moment Registry uses both core/settings and
Convertor API for instance creation, but it is
temporary solution. The goal is to stop using
core/settings and old Datasystems at all.

Please rewrite all your convertors to new API. The
Convertor API is documented at

The significant differencies are:
* convertors are stateless (no Lookup parameter)
* no autosave mechanism
* simplified registration
* format of persited data is namespace aware XML only

Lifecycle of objects in Registry is summarized in
Comment 1 David Konecny 2003-10-07 11:39:27 UTC
I'm changing this to P1. I would like to merge impl of DS-free
core/registry to trunk soon. Otherwise I have to maintain trunk and
branch what is additional overhead. Please let me know what is your
plan about this task. Thx.
Comment 2 Vitezslav Stejskal 2003-11-26 13:18:12 UTC
As described in the
current work on projects prototype has been stopped.
Comment 3 Vitezslav Stejskal 2003-11-26 14:58:16 UTC
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