1/ Could Hibernate be released with the "usual" convention name for jars, like hibernate-3.0.5.jar that would help integration with Maven/iBiblio etc
2/ Imagine an application has a swing client and requires some Hibernate objects to be passed back-and-forth with some EJBs in JBoss (we went through the DTO/or-not-DTO process), in that case the hibernate.jar is required on the client. Would it be possible to release a cut-down version of Hibernate for client releases, like only the Collection classes and proxies that may be required. That would greatly reduce the footprint.
I may help if you want but you guys probably know what is required... In any case, let me know what would be required on the client?
Thanks for considering this,
client / server.