[hibernate-dev] Question regarding the JPA 1.0 decision of making ToOne associations as EAGER

Steve Ebersole steve at hibernate.org
Sun Feb 28 12:08:38 EST 2016

The Hibernate team argued against this, but we were outvoted.  So... sorry
I cannot "justify it" ;)

Obviously as our previous default shows we believe the associations should
be lazy by default.

On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 11:00 AM Vlad Mihalcea <mihalcea.vlad at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> Do you remember why the JPA User Group decided to make the ManyToOne and
> the OneToOne associations EAGER by default?
> In Hibernate 3.x, these associations used to be LAZY, so there must have
> been a reason for taking this decision.
> Thanks,
> Vlad
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