As a second question, is there any document anywhere which describes
how custom serializers actually work? The tiny section in
DevGuideServerCommunication is not helpful. Some basic questions:
* Are custom serializers server-side only? Or do they get executed on
the client-side too?
* What's the relationship between the static methods and the instance
methods? I presume we have both for some sort of historical reason,
but can we get rid of the static methods? (last time I tried it didn't
On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 4:49 PM, Jeff Schnitzer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> When doing custom serialization, is it possible to swap out one class
> for another?
> This would fix a _lot_ of problems using Objectify's Ref<?> and Key<?>
> client-side, including, I think, being able to instantiate Refs and
> Keys intelligently.
> But I have an immediate problem I'm trying to fix - which is that
> Ref<?> is a class hierarchy on the server side, but I'd really like to
> simplify this to a single concrete Ref class client-side. So even
> though the sever might return StdRef<?> or NullRef<?>, these should be
> converted to a simplified, concrete Ref<?> on the client side.
> Is this possible? It would be even better if I could somehow just
> define one custom serializer that handles all Ref subclasses instead
> of having to make separate custom serializers for each.
> Thanks in advance,
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