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From Berin Loritsch <>
Subject Re: [General] Container interface and AbstractContainer
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2003 17:03:00 GMT
Dain Sundstrom wrote:

> On Friday, August 15, 2003, at 11:42 AM, Berin Loritsch wrote:
>> Alex Blewitt wrote:
>> With EJBs, there are two types.  An EntityBean represents a resource,
>> or a particular record.  It is a "thing".  A SessionBean on the other
>> hand represents encapsulated business logic, or essentially a business
>> service.  So the SessionBean would be a service and an EntityBean would
>> be a thing.
> I do not recommend that we extend the model down to instances of EJBs.  
> In essence an instance of an EJB is just an primary key, and not 
> something that is individually managed or configured.

I was referring to the concept--not necessarily the model.  I agree that
doing so would unnecessarily make this project a memory hog.


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  deserve neither liberty nor safety."
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