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Best place for @Column annotations in Hibernate POJO classes -- variable or method?

 
James Adams
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I have inherited some annotated Hibernate POJO classes in which the @Column annotations are used on the get*() methods. My preference would be for the annotations to be placed on the member variable declarations instead, as this seems more logical and readable. However I am new to Hibernate annotations and so I wonder what is the best practice -- method level or variable level annotations?

If anyone can comment on this then I'd appreciate your insight. Thanks in advance.


--James
 
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