[Olap4j-devel] [Mondrian] Convert Connection to OlapConnection

Luc Boudreau lucboudreau at gmail.com
Thu Apr 8 10:34:01 EDT 2010


I released mdx4j, a wrapper for olap4j's internal parser. It is under EPL so
anyone can embed it. I think I'll send a submission to the Guinness World
Records book for the smallest library ever.

http://code.google.com/p/mdx4j/

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Luc Boudreau


On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 7:54 PM, Julian Hyde <jhyde at pentaho.com> wrote:

>
>
> Luc wrote:
>
> Julian. Discussing with Jonathan Fuerth, I came to understand your point.
> Olap4j does not promote a given MDX syntax nor should it ever do. I will
> start a spin-off project able to provide external code with a MdxParser that
> does not require a backend server connection.
>
> That would be great. I can think of a couple of ways to do it.
>
> One way to do that might be to provide a dummy driver. It might be easy:
> just a driver class, a connection class, and the only thing you can do with
> the connection is to call getParserFactory. Can't tell without looking at
> the code.
>
> Another way would be to have a way to instantiate a default parser factory.
> Say MdxParserFactory.DEFAULT.createMdxParser(null). I don't mind adding
> that to the olap4j API; I just didn't want an implementation class like
> DefaultMdxParserImpl to be forever part of the official API.
>
> Julian
>
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