Bean Validation APIs should be an optional runtime dependency by using reflection to determine if the APIs are available before accessing our ValidatorImpl class or any javax.validation.* API classes.
openjpa-persistence will set scope=provided on geronimo-validation_1.0_spec
openjpa-all will include the spec in the aggregated all jar
openjpa-persistence-jdbc will not add a test dependency on the spec
openjpa-integration will be used to test the validation support via