Two database projects afoot in Eclipse
April 25, 2005[From InfoWorld]
A tale of dueling open source projects for object-relational mapping may be brewing within Eclipse, with similar proposals floated separately by Versant and Oracle (Profile, Products, Articles).
Versant on Tuesday proposed that it will lead an effort for standards-based object-relational mapping based on JSR 220. The specification defines a standard for object-relational mapping in Java. Specifically, the Versant effort is being called the JSR-220 ORM (object-relational mapping) project within Eclipse.