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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: DISCUSS remove @Field and @Property; add @Persistent
Date Thu, 19 Jul 2007 14:08:01 GMT
Hi Andy,

On Jul 18, 2007, at 11:36 PM, Andy Jefferson wrote:

>> Have I ever told you how much I *hate* using @Transient to describe
>> @NotPersistent? Transient is a serialization concept and I have no
>> trouble with a field that is both transient and persistent. That is,
>> not serialized but stored in the database. So calling something
>> @Transient is a big ugly blotch. Because if it's really transient,
>> you should mark it in the class as transient.
> No. You never told me ;-) nor did anybody else object when those  
> annotations
> were added a longggg time ago.
> So why not @NotPersistent ?

Sounds good. I'll take a closer look at using @Persistent and see if  
everything can be made consistent.


> -- 
> Andy  (Java Persistent Objects - http://www.jpox.org)

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!

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