JSR 224 (JAX-WS) was approved yesterday! You can view the result on the
The Java Community Process(SM) Program - JSRs: Java Specification Requests - results
JAX-WS is part of the Glassfish Project
John Yates wrote an great article on JAX-WS. He does a very good job of describing the architecture of JAX-WS and how to use JAX-WS. He shows how a Web Service and be published with JAX-WS and then creating a client for that Web Service. You can even download his code to try for yourself.
Check out his article at DevX.
The JAX-RPC sources for Glassfish are now on Java.net. The JAX-RPC sources used to be hosted in the jax-rpc-sources project on java.net but the jax-rpc-sources repostitory was never used actively and the sources were rarely updated.
As of today, all JAX-RPC development will use the cvs repository under the JAX-RPC project on Java.net. The direct link to the sources is