Kengkaj Sathianpantarit wrote:Actually, relational in ORM means relational database, I don't think anybody will argue that it refers to relations in mathematics which the RDBMS is based on. And databases already imply persistence.
But you have a point, maybe the name should be JORM&PA - Java Object-Relational Mapping and Persistence API.
Surely, I cannot change the name, but it's just not right for me. A company likes Sun should educate people, not make people believe more firmly that Persistence is Relational Database.