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From cbeams <cbe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JDO 2.1 specification draft can be reviewed...
Date Sat, 04 Aug 2007 22:49:57 GMT

Craig,

The introduction's preamble reads:

> Currently, aside from JDO, there are three Java standards for  
> storing Java data persistently: serial-
> ization, JDBC, and Enterprise JavaBeans. Serialization preserves  
> relationships among a graph of
> Java objects, but does not support sharing among multiple users.  
> JDBC requires the user to explic-
> itly manage the values of fields and map them into relational  
> database tables. Enterprise JavaBeans
> require a container in which to run.

There's no mention of JPA here; I imagine there should be, as it is  
indeed a fourth standard.  Perhaps it's out of scope or  
inappropriate, but it would be nice to see the spec 'officially'  
address the relationship between these two increasingly similar  
standards.

Thanks,

- Chris Beams


> From: Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@Sun.COM>
> Date: August 3, 2007 7:04:52 PM PDT
> To: Apache JDO project <jdo-dev@db.apache.org>, JDO Expert Group  
> <jdo-experts-ext@Sun.COM>
> Subject: JDO 2.1 specification draft can be reviewed...
>
>
> at http://db.apache.org/jdo/documentation.html
>
> Check it out, and send comments...
>
> 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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