[javaee-spec users] Re: [jpa-spec users] [jsr338-experts] JPA 2.2 with Java EE8 Public Draft #2 Review

From: arjan tijms <>
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:16:50 +0200


I'm hearing pretty the same as Reza is mentioning. Our small poll at the
OmniFaces website (367 responds in the last few weeks of 2016), painted a
somewhat similar picture. See the sidebar here:

JPA is among the most voted for specs.

Kind regards,
Arjan Tijms

On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 10:25 PM, reza_rahman <> wrote:

> Linda,
> I am bringing this question into the Java EE 8 alias in part due to
> frustration. While talking to the community about Java EE 8, the question
> that comes up consistently is JPA. Specifically most people are looking for
> repeatable annotation support and Date/Time API support. I keep telling
> people there is an MR in the works to do this based on dated and partial
> information.
> Is that still true? If it is true, when can we expect to see this work
> happen? What can we do to demonstrate the importance of this work to the
> right people at Oracle?
> Thanks,
> Reza
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Jody A Grassel <>
> Date: 4/21/17 4:09 PM (GMT-05:00)
> To:
> Subject: [jpa-spec users] [jsr338-experts] JPA 2.2 with Java EE8 Public
> Draft #2 Review
> Good afternoon. I looked at the Draft #2 for the Java EE 8 spec, and saw
> that it still looks like there is plans for a JPA 2.2 (EE.6.30 Java
> Persistence API 2.2 Requirements). Back in late February it was mentioned
> about a possible Maintenance Release, but since then things have been very
> quiet among the JPA expert group. July is almost upon us, so I'm bringing
> this discussion topic back up again if there's going to be any public
> discourse over the updates (presumably to support capabilities added in
> Java 8) before we run out of time.
> Best regards,
> Jody Grassel
> WebSphere JPA Development, Support, and Testing