[javaee-spec users] JTA design issues raised

From: Craig Ringer <>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 07:46:52 +0800

Hi all

This extremely well written article on some of the issues with the JTA
API may be worth a read when thinking about EE 7 or 8.

I've felt the author's pain on several of those points, particularly the
inability to implement REQUIRES_NEW using bean managed transactions.

Craig Ringer