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[ANN] JAXB RI 2.0 EA now available

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kohsuke
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We are pleased to announce that the early access of JAXB RI 2.0 has been
released, which can be downloaded from:

http://jaxb.dev.java.net/jaxb20-ea/

The on-line release notes and changelog for JAXB are accessible here:

http://jaxb.dev.java.net/jaxb20-ea/docs/

This early access version corresponds to the JAXB 2.0 specification
early draft 2.0, which is available at:

https://jaxb.dev.java.net/jaxb20-ed/jaxb20edDrops.html

This is the good opportunity for JAXB 1.0 users to try JAXB 2.0 so that
your feedback can be incorporated before the spec finalizes. We look
forward to seeing your feedback on the new release in this list or in
the forum (http://forums.java.net/jive/forum.jspa?forumID=46&start=0)

Thank you,

--The JAXB Team

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kirillcool
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Backward-compatibility issues (not [b]real[/b] issues, though):

1. [b]jaxb-libs.jar[/b] seems to no longer be with us. May it rest in peace?
2. Projects using https://xsom.dev.java.net should take the new nightly build (of April 7), as the API has been changed (in [b]jaxb-xjc.jar[/b]).

Kirill

kohsuke
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The contents of jaxb-libs.jar have been mostly moved into jaxb1-impl.jar (for those who continue to run 1.0-generated code)

Code generated in JAXB 2.0 no longer require those large supporting libraries.