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From Marc Prud'hommeaux <mprud...@apache.org>
Subject Re: OpenJPA missing extensions
Date Thu, 07 Sep 2006 17:05:02 GMT
Steven-

On Sep 6, 2006, at 10:09 PM, Steven Corbett wrote:

> Thanks for the update Marc. I take it that OpenJPA will not have the
> facility to map Collections of value or embedded types in the near  
> future
> then?

That is correct ... it is one of the things BEA decided to hold back  
from the contribution.

> Some of the extension annotations are still present (i.e.
> @PersistentCollection/@PersistentMap) yet other annotations such as
> @ElementColumn are gone. In fact its still possible to map sets/ 
> lists using
> @PersistentCollection, however the contents of the collection are  
> mapped as
> a BLOB. I'm not sure about the story - have the differences between  
> OpenJPA
> and Kodo have been quantified or is it too early to make this  
> information
> public?

I don't think there is yet any public list available yet ... I expect  
that something will be published around the time that Kodo 4.1 (which  
will be based on OpenJPA) ships.


> Regards,
> Steve
>
>>
>> Steven-
>>
>> Those were actually some of the mappings that we didn't release to
>> OpenJPA ... we missed removing their mention in the documentation.
>> I've updated the doc source to exclude them.
>


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