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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Support of Collections of embedded and/or value types?
Date Thu, 26 Oct 2006 13:52:22 GMT
Hi Kevin,

Yes, Collections and Maps of value types are a feature of JDO. They  
are rumored to be "planned" for a future revision of the JPA spec.  
They certainly are popular with users.

Craig

On Oct 25, 2006, at 7:01 PM, Kevin Sutter wrote:

> On 10/25/06, Abe White <awhite@bea.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> > I thought we (OpenJPA) supported the mapping of Collections of
>> > embedded
>> > types.
>>
>> OpenJPA never supported this.  It was accidentally left in from the
>> Kodo docs.
>>
>
> Okay, was this a JDO feature?  Does it still make sense to have  
> OpenJPA
> support Collections and Maps of these types?  Seems like a nice  
> feature that
> would keep us consistent with Hibernate.  Actually, maybe that  
> would be a
> good exercise to see how OpenJPA matches up with Hibernate.  Any  
> Hibernate
> experts out there?
>
> Kevin

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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