Java News from Thursday, December 25, 2003

Sun has posted the proposed final draft specification of JSR 114, JDBC Rowset Implementations (javax.sql.rowset), to the Java Community Process. It's all HTML JavaDoc, according to which,

The JDBC 3.0 API specification provides a set of standard interfaces that define the functionality of all JDBC RowSet objects. To standardize implementations of these interfaces, this specification aims to define a set of JDBC RowSet Implementations using a common set of APIs and utility classes.

In addition, we to standardize the means by which disconnected JDBC RowSet objects communicate with underlying data stores by defining standard set of syncrhonization semantics.