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From "Rahul Thakur" <>
Subject Re: [discuss] iBatis, JPA and Java 5.0
Date Mon, 08 Jan 2007 19:30:36 GMT

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From: "Rahul Thakur" <>
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Sent: Monday, January 08, 2007 4:05 PM
Subject: Re: [discuss] iBatis, JPA and Java 5.0

> <snip>
>> Having said all of that, my vote (which no one need care about, since 
>> I haven't had much time to actually contribute code here) is to 
>> support hibernate with slight abstraction on top of it (modeled on 
>> JPA's entity manager), so we get the benefits of transparent 
>> persistence without requiring Java 5.0 - at least until we get to the 
>> point where we can run in java 5 but execute maven/ant in java 1.4 
>> and earlier.  Once we are at that point, maybe we can move to JPA 
>> (which is a small delta), or at least update the abstraction some.
>> If we were to decide that, hey, screw jdk 1.4, let's just go with 
>> java5, then I'd just suggest going for JPA as the abstraction.  It's 
>> got problems, but everything does, and it's an increasingly adopted 
>> standard with some decent implementations.
> </snip>
> Okies, purely experimental and exploring options more out of curiosity 
> than anything else, here's more on this thread.....
> If I gathered correctly from the #openjpa, all needed to use JPA is to 
> enhance the model classes with OpenJPA Enhancer. I haven't finished 
> trying it yet but I am in middle of writing an OpenJPA mojo to enhance 
> the continuum model and take it for a spin with some minimal scoped 
> Store operations.
> Oh btw, OpenJPA source, it looks from their website, is derived from 
> Kodo. I remember Jason mentioned Kodo on this thread and the Enhancer 
> seems to accept .jdo files for processing.
> Cheers,
> Rahul

>From openjpa mailing list - .jdo processing is only available in Kodo.


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