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From Marc Prud'hommeaux <mprud...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Will reversemappingTask() generate EJB3 annotations?
Date Thu, 17 May 2007 00:04:45 GMT

IMO, mailing list is probably good for discussing strategies and  
techniques. JIRA reports are good for providing implementation  
summaries and proposed patches.




On May 16, 2007, at 4:58 PM, Gokhan Ergul wrote:

> Marc, Patrick,
>
> What would be the correct medium to discuss various design/ 
> implementation details? This mailing list / jira or somewhere else?
>
> Gokhan.
>
> Marc Prud'hommeaux wrote:
>>
>> I've gone ahead and created https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ 
>> OPENJPA-239 in order to track comments and patches for this issue.
>>
>>
>>
>> On May 16, 2007, at 12:56 PM, Patrick Linskey wrote:
>>
>>>> Would you guys be interested in getting donations in that area?
>>>
>>> Certainly!
>>>
>>>> We do have our homegrown solution that does that (along with  
>>>> some other
>>>> goodies as well). It's currently based on our metadata  
>>>> representation
>>>> reverse-engineered from the database schema, it'd be nice (read:  
>>>> more
>>>> flexible and maintainable) to have it based on openjpa metadata and
>>>> integrated in openjpa itself for the community to use.
>>>
>>> The basics could be implemented as a new subtype of
>>> ReverseMappingTool.ReverseCodeGenerator that did more intelligent
>>> things in the various field / method generators; ideally, we'd  
>>> want to
>>> provide options for things like leaving ORM metadata in XML but
>>> putting @Entity and @Id etc. in classes, and obviously the  
>>> ability to
>>> not write any XML at all and put everything in annotations instead.
>>>
>>> -Patrick
>>>
>


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