The JAX-WS 2.0 CVS repository is now active on java.net.
JAX-WS 2.0 was formerly known as JAX-RPC 2.0. For more information on this rename, please read my previous blog.
JAX-WS will now be fully developed using a CVS repository in the jax-ws-sources project. You can get access to this project and repository by going the the JAX-RPC project page and following the links under the Message from...
JAX-RPC 2.0 (Java API for XML Based RPC) has been renamed to JAX-WS 2.0 (Java API for XML Web Services).
This was done for a number of reasons, but the main reasons are:
The JAX-RPC name is misleading, developers assume that all JAX-RPC is about is just RPC, not Web Services. By renaming JAX-RPC to JAX-WS we can eliminate this confusion.
JAX-RPC 2.0 uses JAXB for all databinding. This has...