[javaee-spec users] [jsr342-experts] Re: Clarification Requested: Default DB required for App Client?

From: Bill Shannon <>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:18:55 -0700

The database isn't expected to be local to the client, but the client is
expected to be able to access the remote database server, security permitting.

Jason Greene wrote on 04/29/14 07:59:
> Since the spec does not exclude the app client container from the default datasource requirement, it seems like this is required. The TCK also includes a few tests with this expectation. However, I am wondering if this was intentional. It seems a little strange to require that all EE clients have a local database running.
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> Jason T. Greene
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