What are the situations which triggers to create a custom node type? What are its benefits? When should you not create a node type? Any inputs on these lines would really help.
It is almost never appropriate to create a custom node type on CQ projects.
Please read http://wiki.apache.org/jackrabbit/DavidsModel
and http://www.quora.com/Repositories/When-using-a-Java-Content-Repository-Apache-JackRabbit-o r-Adobe-CRX-for-example-should-you-be-creating-your-own-node-types-or-have-an-unstructured -free-for-all
Thank you Justin, the articles were helpful.
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