[hibernate-dev] AutoCloseable is great.. what about JPA?

Sanne Grinovero sanne at hibernate.org
Fri Dec 2 11:42:35 EST 2016

Following up on myself, I found references on the expert group and the issue:
 - https://java.net/jira/browse/JPA_SPEC-77

It seems it's not being considered for JPA 2.2 as it would break
people on Java 6.

On 2 December 2016 at 16:26, Sanne Grinovero <sanne at hibernate.org> wrote:
> We updated several Hibernate APIs to allow using the
> try-with-resources pattern a while back,
> and I've been finding that quite handy.
> Had to write some code using JPA's EntityManager these days; in
> contrast it feels it's stuck somewhere between the stone age and the
> dark ages to not be able to do the same.
> Should we propose the same API fixes to the JPA expert group?
> Thanks,
> Sanne

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