On Tuesday 25 October 2005 08:11 pm, Hal Fulton wrote:
> For many weeks I have had this at the back of my mind.
>
> I want a really good ORM that is highly non-intrusive
> (e.g., I don't have to inherit and I don't have to
> clutter my classes and objects with metadata).
>
> Someone told me that this was much the way Hibernate
> works in Java. 

Hahahaha ... oh, that's a good one :)

Actually, hibernate is very flexible, but you do end up specifying a lot of 
metadata either through annotations, comments (as another poster 
demonstrated), or via XML files.  Much more intrusive than, say, 
ActiveRecord.

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