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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: Why are classpath databases always read-only ?
Date Sat, 10 Dec 2005 05:23:00 GMT
Thomas Dudziak wrote:

>>Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
>>How is determining the JDBC  URL at runtime ugly?
> Because you have to code it ?! You cannot simply configure it which
> makes using a lot of frameworks/libraries that use the database
> unnecessarily difficult (think: Spring, Hibernate, OJB, ...).

Dumb question, but isn't this what the DataSource and its properties are
meant to solve. The application requests a DataSource using a logical
name and the J2EE container maps it to a physical name.


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