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Too late to change anything in 3.0...

As for EJBQL, the term may not be familiar to many users. I am
actually a bit confused myself. All the JPA literature talks of JPQL,
and only the spec talks of EJBQL. We picked the worst term of the 2
IMO :)

Andrus

On Dec 14, 2009, at 6:17 PM, Aristedes Maniatis wrote:
On 15/12/09 2:42 AM, Andrus Adamchik wrote:
Yes, we probably should, as well as finishing EJB3.0 missing pieces
like
support for constructors and OUTER joins (IIRC these are the 2 things
not working in Cayenne 3.0 EJBQL)...

Also probably should rename it to CQL (Cayenne Query Language) to
avoid
wrong associations and allow us to add our own extensions (e.g. add
support for DB expressions).
If we are going to rename it, we should do it now, before the
release and before people start relying on the naming we've just
introduced with 3.0.

But I think it is OK to leave it as EJBQL since it will help
convince people moving from some other tool where they have created
lots of queries they don't want to have to rewrite. A bit like HTML,
it is mostly the same, most of the time. Except when it isn't
because we do extra bits.


Ari

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