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Article:
  Twelve Best Practices For Spring XML Configurations
Subject:   Use idref for bean names
Date:   2006-02-08 11:09:07
From:   wpoitras
For properties that accept the name of beans instead of the beans themselves. That allows making sure a bean exists:



<property name="targetBeanName" value="myBean"/>


You can say:



<property name="targetBeanName>
<idref local="myBean"/>
</property>