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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: JTA 1.1 has been published
Date Sat, 28 Oct 2006 01:32:20 GMT
Just to drive this point home, would you argue that Kodo is not as good 
as the "authoritative" RI for JDO or JPA?

Why are we bothering with OpenJPA when the "authoritative" JPA exists in 
Glassfish?

;)

geir


Marc Prud'hommeaux wrote:
> 
> On Oct 27, 2006, at 5:09 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> 
>> I just gotta ask....
>>
>> Why is one implementation "official" and another isn't if the are both 
>> compatible?
> 
> 
> My understanding is that the Geronimo spec jars only exist as a stopgap 
> measure to allow Geronimo to be built without having to jump through the 
> Sun jar "coping" hoops 
> (http://maven.apache.org/guides/mini/guide-coping-with-sun-jars.html). 
> Now that they are publicly available, it seems clear to me that we 
> should use the authoritative jars whenever possible.
> 
> 
>> And why not use something from a sister project to make it better?
> 
> 
> I was operating under the assumption that Geronimo itself would move to 
> use these authoritative jars. Perhaps someone from the Geronimo team can 
> confirm or deny this?
> 
> 
>>
>> geir
>>
>>
>> Marc Prud'hommeaux wrote:
>>>> This is the official JTA 1.1 jar that is available at the java.net 
>>>> repository.
>>> +1 for using the official JTA libraries, rather than the stopgap 
>>> Geronimo clones.
>>> I'll update the pom.xml unless anyone objects.
>>> On Oct 26, 2006, at 9:16 PM, Craig L Russell wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> You might find this of interest. The JDO project recently updated 
>>>> our jta dependencies.
>>>>
>>>> maven.repo.remote = 
>>>> http://www.ibiblio.org/maven,https://maven-repository.dev.java.net/nonav/repository

>>>>
>>>>
>>>>      <dependencies>
>>>>          <dependency>
>>>> -            <groupId>org.apache.geronimo.specs</groupId>
>>>> -            <artifactId>geronimo-jta_1.0.1B_spec</artifactId>
>>>> -            <version>1.0</version>
>>>> +            <groupId>javax.transaction</groupId>
>>>> +            <artifactId>transaction-api</artifactId>
>>>> +            <version>1.1</version>
>>>>          </dependency>
>>>>      </dependencies>
>>>>
>>>> This is the official JTA 1.1 jar that is available at the java.net 
>>>> repository.
>>>>
>>>> The library was compiled with JDK 1.3 so it can be used with any of 
>>>> the openjpa libraries.
>>>>
>>>> Craig Russell
>>>> clr@apache.org http://db.apache.org/jdo
>>>>
>>>>
> 
> 

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