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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <>
Subject Re: Access to Bean Validation provider (JSR-303)
Date Thu, 05 Feb 2009 10:55:56 GMT
Hi Kevin ...

   The activity is not dead :-), the problem is I just got busy at
work. I will start working on that project starting from next week. I
know that you can not wait for me to finish, but I hope I will have
the chance to test that implementation with OpenJPA when I have it

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 11:55 PM, Kevin Sutter <> wrote:
> Hi,
> The JPA 2.0 expert group is looking to incorporate Bean Validation
> (JSR-303).  Right now, it looks like we might include it as an optional
> feature.  If a Bean Validation provider is available, then the JPA provider
> should use it.  Otherwise, it is not a requirement.
> The RI is being developed by Redhat.  There was an Apache Commons sandbox
> started for a potential Bean Validator provider, but the activity has died
> off.
> So, I'm wondering from an OpenJPA and OpenEJB perspective, what should we
> do?  I may be mistaken, but my guess is that the EJB spec is going to
> contain a similar dependency on Bean Validation.  I don't believe the RI
> will be directly accessible to us via a Maven dependency.  Does anybody know
> of other Bean Validation provider implementations that are in plan?
> Thoughts, suggestions?
> Kevin

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