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Steteful Session beans without "@Remove"

Sol Mayer-Orn
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Joined: Nov 13, 2002
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I'm new to ejb3.
I've noticed that the spec doesn't force you to define a "@Remove" method on a stateful Session bean...

I was wondering:

1. Is it considered a legitimate design choice, to have a Stateful Session bean without 'Remove' ? Or is it a bad sloppy design (like, for example, programmers who obtain a direct SQL connection from an Oracel DataSource, and they don't bother close the connection because they rely on the Oracel DataSource configuration to automatically clear such connections after a timeout: this works, but it's consdered a very sloppy approach).

2. Does the spec guarantee that such beans will be removed automatically after some "session timeout" ?

thanks a lot
[ September 25, 2007: Message edited by: Sol Mayer-Orn ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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