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From Niclas Hedhman <>
Subject Re: OpenEJB as TLP [was;[proposal] OpenEJB Graduation Proposal]
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2007 09:45:24 GMT
On Tuesday 03 April 2007 17:23, Jacek Laskowski wrote:

> I wonder what you meant by 'apparent overlap'. 

IIUIC, both Hibernate and Kodo builds EJB3 & (Hibernate|JDO) on top of the JPA 
layers in the same product.

> EJB 3.0 spec is made of  two parts - EJB 3.0 Core and JPA. The former is
> what OpenEJB aims for whereas the latter is what OpenJPA takes care of.
> They're complimentary. 

Yeah, I kind of know that.

> Moreover OpenEJB CMP 2.1 is laid on OpenJPA, that shows 
> our relationship and cooperation. It's not that Apache Geronimo is the
> place they can live together, but it's an excellent RI for their
> promises ;-) In its default distro - Apache Geronimo 2 provides EJB
> 3.0 via OpenEJB 3.0-SNAPSHOT, which in turn provides JPA via OpenJPA
> 0.9.6. I couldn't think of any better relationship and partnership and
> /* whatever */ than it's happening now.

So you are saying that somewhere down the line we could have a "ménage à 
trois" TLP constellation of OpenJPA -> OpenEJB -> Geronimo? 

Ok, cool... I mostly want to hear that there is a cross-community 
communication and collaboration going on, and the ties are in healthy 

Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer

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