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From cbeams <cbe...@gmail.com>
Subject JDO 2.1 spec draft: @Indexes vs @Indices
Date Sun, 05 Aug 2007 11:32:49 GMT
19.20 specifies @Indexes
19.21 specifies @Indices

They appear to be identical in intent, serving as containers when  
more than @Index annotation is required.  JPOX treats them as the  
same annotation, differing only in name.

It seems redundant and potentially confusing to include both of  
these; I suggest we choose one.

While the dictionary (New Oxford American) treats both 'indexes' and  
'indices' as valid plural forms of 'index', it notes that 'indices'  
is favored "especially in technical contexts".  Perhaps we can let  
that be the deciding vote?

- Chris Beams 
  
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