I am trying to learn EJB 3, and was trying an old example using Bean Managed Persistence. Are BMPs even possible under EJB 3? I know preview 3 introduced lifecycle methods, but they all seem to be pre- and post-method execution. And how do you get the container to not try to persist?
EJB 3 treats the entity beans like a POJO, so do BMPs make sense and how do we implement BMPs in EJB 3?
I think the EntityType is an artifact now that persistence is in its own document and meant to run outside of J2EE. I've have queried the EG about this.