[jsr338-experts] Re: updated spec draft (converters)
- From: Emmanuel Bernard <emmanuel.bernard@...>
- To: jsr338-experts@...
- Subject: [jsr338-experts] Re: updated spec draft (converters)
- Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 18:19:15 +0100
On 7 mars 2012, at 23:33, Linda DeMichiel wrote:
> I've uploaded a draft of the spec with the attribute converter additions to
> the document
> downloads area, http://java.net/projects/jpa-spec/downloads.
> The converter changes can be found in sections 3.7, 10.5, and 11.1.10-11.
> The following open issues are pending:
> * Conversion of @Id and @Version.
> * Explicit listing of converters in persistence.xml file. I'm not sure I
> understand what
> was being proposed here.
When the archive is not scanned (it's an option in persistence.xml), the
provider has no way of finding the list of converters unless the user
explicitly list them in persistence.xml like it does list classes.
> * What to do about the "specialization" issue that was raised. Would
> someone care to provide
> some use cases and/or flesh out that part of the proposal further?
> * Whether these APIs belong in the javax.persistence package or whether we
> should introduce
> a new package (e.g., javax.persistence.mapping).
> Please let me know if I have missed anything or if there are any other
> corrections, additions, etc.