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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: JDBC
Date Sat, 16 Aug 2003 05:00:16 GMT

On Friday, August 15, 2003, at 05:23 PM, Maas van den Berg wrote:

> Hi all,
> Just wanted to let you know that I've continued my braindead activities
> and just finished typing in the JCA apis. Don't know if we need them 
> but
> they are here. I'll write some unittests and post the
> stuff in a bit.

We do need them and many thanks.  I'm starting to think about writing a 
set of ConnectionManagers based on an interceptor stack, hopefully this 
will provide a cleaner and easier to understand implementation than 
what I wrote for JBoss.
> Maas
> On Fri, 2003-08-15 at 23:34, Aaron Mulder wrote:
>> 	What's the advantage to supporting JDBC through JCA?  Is it that
>> JCA requires logic to deal with associating with transactions and
>> security, and if JDBC works through that we don't have to implement 
>> the
>> same features twice?  Or are there other considerations?

AFAIK it is to only implement the features once.

david jencks
>> Aaron
>> On Fri, 15 Aug 2003, David Jencks wrote:
>>> IMNSHO jdbc support should be through the JCA (connector) support and
>>> jca-jdbc wrappers.
>>> I think jca should be a separate module ("connector")
>>> AFAIK the only specific communication with the ejb subsystem needed 
>>> can
>>> be provided by an interceptor that makes sure connection handles get
>>> re-associated under the correct security context.

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