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From j..@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r750854 - in /ant/core/trunk: docs/external.html docs/projects.html xdocs/external.xml xdocs/projects.xml
Date Fri, 06 Mar 2009 11:35:06 GMT
Author: jhm
Date: Fri Mar  6 11:35:04 2009
New Revision: 750854

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=750854&view=rev
Log:
Link check of externals/projects.

Modified:
    ant/core/trunk/docs/external.html
    ant/core/trunk/docs/projects.html
    ant/core/trunk/xdocs/external.xml
    ant/core/trunk/xdocs/projects.xml

Modified: ant/core/trunk/docs/external.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/docs/external.html?rev=750854&r1=750853&r2=750854&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- ant/core/trunk/docs/external.html (original)
+++ ant/core/trunk/docs/external.html Fri Mar  6 11:35:04 2009
@@ -367,53 +367,7 @@
         <a name="Ant2Svg"></a>
         Ant2Svg
       </h4>
-                        <p>Ant2Svg creates a graphical representation of an Ant build file.
-        The graphical representation is in the form of a Scalable Vector
-        Graphics (SVG) file that can be displayed in a web browser. This
-        simplified SVG depiction helps the developer understand build file
-        structure and identify extraneous or missing dependencies.</p>
-                                      <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
-              <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Compatibility:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Ant 1.6.1 and higher
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          URL:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.spiritedsw.com/ant2svg/">http://www.spiritedsw.com/ant2svg/</a>
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Contact:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          loney &lt;at&gt; spiritedsw &lt;dot&gt; com
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          License:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Apache License 2.0
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-          </table>
+                        <p>The domain is sold and we did not found it any more.</p>
                                                           <h4 class="subsection">
         <a name="ant4eclipse"></a>
         ant4eclipse
@@ -740,6 +694,7 @@
         Antmerge
       </h4>
                         <p>Provides simple inheritance between ant files</p>
+                                <p>As noted on the website, this project is deprected.</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -1110,7 +1065,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/buildnumber">http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/buildnumber</a>
+          <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/build-number/">http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/build-number/</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -1120,7 +1075,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/contact.html">Project Contact Page</a>
+          <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/xMenu397.html">Project Contact Page</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -1192,8 +1147,9 @@
         <a name="ChownTask"></a>
         ChownTask
       </h4>
-                        <p>ChownTask is an Ant task to change ownership of files on
-        Unix.</p>
+                        <p>ChownTask is an Ant task to change ownership of files on Unix.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/chowntask/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Feb 16 2003</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -1417,7 +1373,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/">http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/</a>
+          <a href="http://cocoon.apache.org">http://cocoon.apache.org</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -1427,7 +1383,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/offiline/ant.html">http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/offline/ant.html</a>
+          <a href="http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/offline/ant.html">http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/offline/ant.html</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -1462,6 +1418,8 @@
         for CVS-directories) for you. Only place one build.xml file in
         the top and call target 'setup' or
         'rescan'.</p>
+                                <p>As of 2009-03-06 this site was offline due database problems. So we do not know
+        if this still longer exist. But you could also try Ants own &lt;subant&gt; task.</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -1565,6 +1523,8 @@
             may be downloaded from a remote repository,
              such as ibiblio.org. Uses a local cache to avoid repeated
             downloads.</p>
+                                <p>Note: While the HttpUnit site is still active, the referenced URL is not available.
+          You could also try <a href="http://ant.apache.org/ivy/">Ivy</a>.</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -2015,6 +1975,9 @@
         read the dependency list from a Maven project file, a
         maven-like dependency file, or directly from the build.xml
         file.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/greebo/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Mar 12 2003 </b>.</i>
+        You could also try <a href="http://ant.apache.org/ivy/">Ivy</a>. (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -2135,7 +2098,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/hammurapi">http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/hammurapi</a>
+          <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/hammurapi/index.html">http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/hammurapi/index.html</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -2145,7 +2108,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/contact.html">Project Contact Page</a>
+          <a href="mailto:support@hammurapi.biz">Support adress</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -2155,7 +2118,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          GNU General Public License (GPL)
+          &nbsp;
       </td>
       </tr>
           </table>
@@ -2275,6 +2238,8 @@
                                 <p>IMPORTANT: You will need the PMIW (Poor Man's Imaging Wrapper) jar
         for all the operations and the pjatools jar for GIF encoding/ saving
         support.</p>
+                                <p>Note: The website encourage the use of Ants internal image tasks. While the development
+        of these image tasks is stopped the development of the underlying PMIW should occur.</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -2703,6 +2668,7 @@
         *** Dave's J2ME Tasks ***
       </h5>
                         <p>This set supports CLDC and the K Virtual Machine (KVM):</p>
+                                <p>Note: As the website shows the 'most recent news' is from 18 Apr 2001</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -2809,7 +2775,8 @@
         *** Stampysoft's J2ME Tasks ***
       </h5>
                         <p>And this set works with the J2ME Wireless Toolkit and MIDP
-          for PalmOS:</p>
+          for PalmOS.</p>
+                                <p>Note: as the website shows, the 'current release' is from 11/5/2001</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -2828,7 +2795,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.stampysoft.com/ant/">http://www.stampysoft.com/ant/</a>
+          <a href="http://www.jeckels.com/ant/">http://www.jeckels.com/ant/</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -2838,7 +2805,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="mailto:jeckels@stampysoft.com">Josh Eckels</a>
+          <a href="mailto:josh@jeckels.com">Josh Eckels</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -3280,6 +3247,7 @@
       </h4>
                         <p>Ant tasks that generate record classes for VisualAge for
         Java from Cobol copy books.</p>
+                                <p>Note: the website shows that the latest version 1.1 is from December 2, 2001</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -3671,6 +3639,8 @@
                         <p>JMX4Ant provides tasks for integration with JMX (Java Management
         Extensions). It provides tasks for getting and setting attributes
         of MBeans, invoking their methods and much more.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/jmx4ant">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>May 28 2003</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -3738,6 +3708,8 @@
           invoked either from Ant or from the
           GUI. Includes a comprehensive printable PDF User
           Guide and plenty of examples.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/jnipp">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Jan 29 2002</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -3844,6 +3816,8 @@
         properties.  Furthermore, it can automatically generate a
         viewer (which can e.g.  be used as main-class in a library jar
         file) that shows the included release information.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/jreleaseinfo">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Aug 07 2005</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -3914,17 +3888,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://dynamic.macromedia.com/bin/MM/software/trial/hwswrec.jsp?product=jrun_sp">http://dynamic.macromedia.com/bin/MM/software/trial/hwswrec.jsp?product=jrun_sp</a>
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Contact:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="mailto:bdeitte@macromedia.com">Brian Deitte</a>
+          <a href="http://www.adobe.com/products/jrun/">http://www.adobe.com/products/jrun/</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -4071,7 +4035,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.judoscript.com/articles/ant.html">http://www.judoscript.com/articles/ant.html</a>
+          <a href="http://www.judoscript.org/books/judoscript-0.9/chapters/ant.html">http://www.judoscript.org/books/judoscript-0.9/chapters/ant.html</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -4102,6 +4066,8 @@
                         <p>Just4log is a ant task to optimize JVM bytecode with regards
         for Logs ( be it, Log4j, Apache Commons or JDK 1.4 )
         It depends on apache BCEL for Bytecode engineering.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/just4log">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Oct 19 2003</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -4162,6 +4128,9 @@
                                 <p>Moreover, as you can invoke any kind of Java code with
         Kanaputs, you can popup windows from your Ant file to ask the
         user to do a choice.</p>
+                                <p>Note: the <a href="https://kanaputs.dev.java.net/servlets/ProjectNewsList">website</a>
+        shows that the latest version 1.4 is from Nov 26, 2004. The mailing archive from
+        the last few months contains only spam...</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -4181,8 +4150,8 @@
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
           
-              <a href="http://www.kanaputs.org/">http://www.kanaputs.org/</a> <br />
-              <a href="http://www.kanaputs.org/ant.html">http://www.kanaputs.org/ant.html</a>
+              <a href="https://kanaputs.dev.java.net/">https://kanaputs.dev.java.net//</a> <br />
+              <a href="https://kanaputs.dev.java.net/ant.pdf">https://kanaputs.dev.java.net/ant.pdf</a>
             
       </td>
       </tr>
@@ -4194,7 +4163,7 @@
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
           
-              <a href="mailto:kfra@kanaputs.org">kfra@kanaputs.org</a>
+              <a href="mailto:kfra@dev.java.net">kfra@dev.java.net</a>
             
       </td>
       </tr>
@@ -4274,6 +4243,8 @@
         project in an XML rules file.  Macker doesn't presume
         anything about your architecture -- you write the
         rules, and Macker keeps you honest about them.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/macker">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Nov 02 2003</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -4373,6 +4344,8 @@
         to make it easy to use multiple XSLT engines during the same build.
         This is useful for regression testing of XSLT scripts against several
         engines.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/mtxslt/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Oct 16 2002</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -4870,6 +4843,8 @@
                         <p>Properties2Java is an Ant task for automatic conversion of
         java ".properties" files to ".java" files extending the
         java.util.ListResourceBundle.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/properties2java">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Jun 04 2005</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -5223,6 +5198,8 @@
                         <p>Powerful analysis of dependencies between Java classes.
         Only affected classes will be recompiled and it can be used
         with any bytecode compiler.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/smartanalyzer">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Feb 21 2003</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -5321,56 +5298,13 @@
         <a name="spell"></a>
         spell
       </h4>
-                        <p>Spell Check checks the spelling of all files in a directory. Code is broken into
-        single words and compared to a dictionary. If the words are not in the dictionary
-        they are written to a file.</p>
-                                      <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
-              <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Compatibility:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-           <!-- JHM: asked Rob for that; he'll ping me if he is back at home --> 
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          URL:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://robmayhew.com/antspell/antspelltask.html">http://robmayhew.com/antspell/antspelltask.html</a>
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Contact:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.robmayhew.com/">Rob Mayhew</a>
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          License:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-           <!-- same as above --> 
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-          </table>
+                        <p>Website is gone and nothing found.</p>
                                                           <h4 class="subsection">
         <a name="SQL Compiler (SQLC)"></a>
         SQL Compiler (SQLC)
       </h4>
                         <p>SQL Compiler (SQLC) compiles database metadata and SQL statements into data access and data transfer classes.</p>
+                                <p>Note: It seems that the product is renamed to <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/sqlc/index.html">jIncarnate</a>.</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -5535,6 +5469,8 @@
         for elements are specified using cascading style sheets.  The
         output can be templated for easy integration with a site's
         look and feel.</p>
+                                <p>A very short look into the <a href="http://www.gjt.org/servlets/JCVSlet/list/gjt/com/Ostermiller/Syntax">scm</a>
+        shows that the last modifications where in 2003.</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -5586,6 +5522,8 @@
         usefull when building unit tests that make use of changing datasets. This
         task is an extension of the Ant SQL task. Hsqldb is used for both the
         examples and the unittests.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/anttestsetgen">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Jan 04 2004</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -5632,59 +5570,15 @@
         <a name="Tidy Imports (Tim)"></a>
         Tidy Imports (Tim)
       </h4>
-                        <p>Tim is a handy utility that can be executed on the command
-        line or via Ant that automatically formats your import
-        declarations. Tim is capable of removing unused imports,
-        expanding or collapsing imports and even organising them into
-        pre-determined groups.</p>
-                                      <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
-              <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Compatibility:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Ant 1.3 and later
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          URL:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.chive.com/tim.htm">http://www.chive.com/tim.htm</a>
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Contact:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="mailto:support@chive.com">support@chive.com</a>
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          License:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Commercial
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-          </table>
+                        <p>Note: While the domain is active (for .NET projects) the page itself is not longer available.</p>
                                                           <h4 class="subsection">
         <a name="TiniAnt"></a>
         TiniAnt
       </h4>
                         <p>TiniAnt is an Ant task to support building applications for
         the <a href="http://www.ibutton.com/TINI/">TINI</a>.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/tiniant/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Mar 05 2002</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -5753,7 +5647,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/transformica">http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/transformica</a>
+          <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/transformica/">http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/transformica/</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -5763,7 +5657,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/contact.html">Project Contact Page</a>
+          <a href="mailto:support@hammurapi.biz">email support</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -5773,7 +5667,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          LGPL
+          &nbsp;
       </td>
       </tr>
           </table>
@@ -5781,59 +5675,14 @@
         <a name="Venus Application Publisher's (Vamp) Ant Task Suite"></a>
         Venus Application Publisher's (Vamp) Ant Task Suite
       </h4>
-                        <p>Venus Application Publisher's (Vamp) Ant Task Suite allows
-        you to sign and package your applications into relocatable Web
-        Archives that you can drop into your web server for
-        single-click launching using Java Web Start or into single
-        Java Archive installers that serve up their content through a
-        built-in, multi-threaded, ultra light-weight web server.</p>
-                                      <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
-              <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Compatibility:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Ant 1.2 and 1.3
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          URL:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.geocities.com/vamp201/ant.html">http://www.geocities.com/vamp201/ant.html</a>
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Contact:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="mailto:vamp201@yahoo.com">Gerald Bauer</a>
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          License:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          GNU General Public License
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-          </table>
+                        <p>Note: The website is not longer available.</p>
                                                           <h4 class="subsection">
         <a name="Version_Tool"></a>
         Version_Tool
       </h4>
                         <p>A versioning tool for Ant.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/antversiontool">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Feb 19 2004</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -5885,6 +5734,8 @@
         provided as a filter for use with tasks that supports filter
         chains.  Also included are replacement tasks for &lt;copy&gt; and
         &lt;javac&gt; that integrate support for preprocessing.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/vpp/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>May 06 2004</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -5984,13 +5835,10 @@
         <a name="WSDLValidate"></a>
         WSDLValidate
       </h4>
-                        <p>WSDLValidate is, as it sounds, a tool to validate WSDL files.
-        <a href="http://dev.eclipse.org/viewcvs/indextech.cgi/~checkout~/wsvt-home/docs/articles/wsdl20Validator/wsdlvalidateant.html">WSDLValidate</a>
-        is similar in configuration to the optional Ant task <a href="http://ant.apache.org/manual/OptionalTasks/xmlvalidate.html">XMLValidate</a>.
-        WSDLValidate can optionally validate a WSDL document against the <a href="http://www.ws-i.org">WS-I Basic Profile</a>.
-        </p>
-                                <p>WSDLValidate is available as an Ant task, an Eclipse plug-in and a
-        command line utility.</p>
+                        <p>WSDLValidate is, as it sounds, a tool to validate WSDL files.<ul>
+          <li><a href="http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/WSDL_Validator">Overview</a></li>
+          <li><a href="http://wiki.eclipse.org/Using_the_WSDL_Validator_Outside_of_Eclipse">Using the WSDL Validator Outside of Eclipse</a></li>
+        </ul></p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -6009,7 +5857,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.eclipse.org/wsvt">http://www.eclipse.org/wsvt</a>
+          <a href="http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/">http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -6019,8 +5867,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.eclipse.org/wsvt">Project newsgroup and
-            mailing list</a>
+          <a href="http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/">Project newsgroup and mailing list</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -6244,6 +6091,8 @@
         generate textual release notes from an XML file. This is an
         open framework that enables to integrate the information
         coming from VSC and bug tracking solutions, for instance.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmlreleasenotes">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Sep 04 2005</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -6802,8 +6651,8 @@
         <a name="Gel"></a>
         Gel
       </h4>
-                        <p>Java IDE with support for Ant.  Gel is a native Microsoft
-        Windows software.</p>
+                        <p>Java IDE with support for Ant.  Gel is a native Microsoft Windows software.</p>
+                                <p>Note: The website recommends using another IDE because GEL is not longer maintained.</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -6822,7 +6671,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.gexperts.com/gel.html">http://www.gexperts.com/gel.html</a>
+          <a href="http://www.gexperts.com/products/gel/gel.asp">http://www.gexperts.com/products/gel/gel.asp</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -6847,8 +6696,8 @@
       </tr>
           </table>
                                                           <h4 class="subsection">
-        <a name="IntelliJ IDEA 5.0"></a>
-        IntelliJ IDEA 5.0
+        <a name="IntelliJ IDEA"></a>
+        IntelliJ IDEA
       </h4>
                         <p>Java IDE with refactoring support and Ant integration.
       The IDE has special editing and navigation support for Ant.
@@ -6899,9 +6748,7 @@
         <a name="JBuilder"></a>
         JBuilder
       </h4>
-                        <p>Borland JBuilder
-        comes with built-in Ant support, including build file editing.
-        Some versions come with Ant debugging support.</p>
+                        <p>Embarcadero JBuilder comes (as Eclipse based product) with built-in Ant support.</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -6969,7 +6816,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://jdee.sunsite.dk/">http://jdee.sunsite.dk/</a>
+          <a href="http://jdee.sourceforge.net/">http://jdee.sourceforge.net/</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -6979,7 +6826,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="mailto:jde-subscribe@sunsite.auc.dk">JDEE Mailing list.</a>
+          <a href="http://jdee.sourceforge.net/developerscorner.html#MailingLists">JDEE Mailing list.</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>

Modified: ant/core/trunk/docs/projects.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/docs/projects.html?rev=750854&r1=750853&r2=750854&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- ant/core/trunk/docs/projects.html (original)
+++ ant/core/trunk/docs/projects.html Fri Mar  6 11:35:04 2009
@@ -670,54 +670,7 @@
         <a name="AntShellExt (Ant Shell Extension)"></a>
         AntShellExt (Ant Shell Extension)
       </h4>
-                        <p>Ant Shell Extension is a Windows Explorer enhancement that adds a contextual 
-        menu when you right click over an Ant xml file, so you can execute all the actions 
-        defined in that file without going to a command console or starting your favourite 
-        IDE to make a simple clean.</p>
-                                      <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
-              <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Compatibility:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Tested with Ant 1.6 and later, should work with all versions
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          URL:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.elpagestion.com/os_ant_en.shtml">
-                http://www.elpagestion.com/os_ant_en.shtml</a>
-            
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Contact:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="mailto:opensource@elpagestion.com">Project mail</a>
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          License:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          LGPL
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-          </table>
+                        <p>The domain is sold and we did not found it any more.</p>
                                                           <h4 class="subsection">
         <a name="Antworks"></a>
         Antworks
@@ -939,6 +892,8 @@
         applications. JAM supports EJB and Servlet/JSP development using XDoclet,
         JUnit, Cactus, Maven, Castor and MDA/UML code generation on various J2EE
         servers including JBoss.</p>
+                                <p>From JAMs website: <b>NOTICE: As of June 2006 JAM is no longer supported.
+        We recommend Maven 2 Tasks for Ant as a replacement.</b></p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -957,19 +912,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.javagen.com/jam.jsp">http://www.javagen.com/jam.jsp</a>
-      </td>
-      </tr>
-                  <tr>
-                      <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          Contact:
-      </th>
-                          <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
-      valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.javagen.com/feedback.do">Feedback</a> <br />
-                <a href="http://www.javagen.com/bugs.do">Bug Reports</a>
-            
+          <a href="http://www.javagen.com/jam/">http://www.javagen.com/jam/</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -1070,7 +1013,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/luntbuild/">http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/luntbuild/</a>
+          <a href="http://luntbuild.javaforge.com/">http://luntbuild.javaforge.com/</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -1200,6 +1143,8 @@
                         <p>Rant stands for Remote Ant. It is a distributed build
         system that allows an Ant build file to launch builds on other
         systems and receive exceptions should they occur.</p>
+                                <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/remoteant/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Feb 09 2002</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -1218,7 +1163,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/remoteant/">http://sourceforge.net/projects/remoteant/</a>
+          <a href="http://remoteant.sourceforge.net/">http://remoteant.sourceforge.net/</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -1246,15 +1191,12 @@
         <a name="Savant"></a>
         Savant
       </h4>
-                        <p>Savant helps simplify builds and codebases by handling the
-        resolution of project dependencies automatically. Savant supports
-        Maven style dependency downloads and various other methods of
-        retrieving dependencies, including fetching files from CVS modules.
-        Savant goes a step further than other dependency solutions and provides
-        the means for multiple internal projects to build each other in order
-        to resolve inter-project dependencies.</p>
-                                <p>Savant can be used via various Ant types and tasks as well as used
-        from any Java application including those that do not make use of Ant.</p>
+                        <p>Savant is a build and dependency management tool written in Java. Savant can be used in
+        two different ways:<ul>
+        <li>As a stand-alone build tool that wraps Apache Ant and provides a number of cool new
+            features such as plugins that are versioned and downloadable</li>
+        <li>As a set of tasks which can be used within Apache Ant build files</li>
+        </ul></p>
                                       <table class="externals" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                       <th colspan="1" rowspan="1"
@@ -1263,7 +1205,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          Ant 1.6.1
+          Unknown. There is a distro, which ships Ant 1.7.1
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -1273,7 +1215,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.inversoft.com/">http://www.inversoft.com/</a>
+          <a href="hhttp://code.google.com/p/savant-build/">http://code.google.com/p/savant-build/</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -1283,7 +1225,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          <a href="http://www.inversoft.com/contact.html">http://www.inversoft.com/contact.html</a>
+          <a href="http://code.google.com/p/savant-build/issues/list">Bugtracking system</a>
       </td>
       </tr>
                   <tr>
@@ -1293,7 +1235,7 @@
       </th>
                           <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"
       valign="top" align="left">
-          LGPL
+          ASF 2.0
       </td>
       </tr>
           </table>

Modified: ant/core/trunk/xdocs/external.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/xdocs/external.xml?rev=750854&r1=750853&r2=750854&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- ant/core/trunk/xdocs/external.xml (original)
+++ ant/core/trunk/xdocs/external.xml Fri Mar  6 11:35:04 2009
@@ -20,6 +20,7 @@
   <properties>
     <author email="bodewig@apache.org">Stefan Bodewig</author>
     <title>External Tools and Tasks</title>
+    <!-- Last link check: 2009-03-06 -->
   </properties>
 
   <body>
@@ -122,31 +123,7 @@
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="Ant2Svg">
-
-        <p>Ant2Svg creates a graphical representation of an Ant build file.
-        The graphical representation is in the form of a Scalable Vector
-        Graphics (SVG) file that can be displayed in a web browser. This
-        simplified SVG depiction helps the developer understand build file
-        structure and identify extraneous or missing dependencies.</p>
-
-        <table class="externals">
-          <tr>
-            <th>Compatibility:</th>
-            <td>Ant 1.6.1 and higher</td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.spiritedsw.com/ant2svg/">http://www.spiritedsw.com/ant2svg/</a></td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td>loney &lt;at&gt; spiritedsw &lt;dot&gt; com</td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>License:</th>
-            <td>Apache License 2.0</td>
-          </tr>
-        </table>
+        <p>The domain is sold and we did not found it any more.</p>
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="ant4eclipse">
@@ -332,9 +309,8 @@
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="Antmerge">
-
         <p>Provides simple inheritance between ant files</p>
-
+        <p>As noted on the website, this project is deprected.</p>
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -537,11 +513,11 @@
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/buildnumber">http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/buildnumber</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/build-number/">http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/build-number/</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/contact.html">Project Contact Page</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/xMenu397.html">Project Contact Page</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>License:</th>
@@ -584,8 +560,9 @@
 
       <subsection name="ChownTask">
 
-        <p>ChownTask is an Ant task to change ownership of files on
-        Unix.</p>
+        <p>ChownTask is an Ant task to change ownership of files on Unix.</p>
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/chowntask/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Feb 16 2003</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -704,11 +681,11 @@
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/">http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://cocoon.apache.org">http://cocoon.apache.org</a></td>
          </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Documentation:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/offiline/ant.html">http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/offline/ant.html</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/offline/ant.html">http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/offline/ant.html</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
@@ -731,6 +708,9 @@
         for CVS-directories) for you. Only place one build.xml file in
         the top and call target &apos;setup&apos; or
         &apos;rescan&apos;.</p>
+        
+        <p>As of 2009-03-06 this site was offline due database problems. So we do not know
+        if this still longer exist. But you could also try Ants own &lt;subant&gt; task.</p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -789,6 +769,9 @@
              such as ibiblio.org. Uses a local cache to avoid repeated
             downloads.</p>
 
+          <p>Note: While the HttpUnit site is still active, the referenced URL is not available.
+          You could also try <a href="http://ant.apache.org/ivy/">Ivy</a>.</p>
+
           <table class="externals">
             <tr>
               <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -807,7 +790,7 @@
               <td>MIT License</td>
             </tr>
           </table>
-    </subsection>
+      </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="Dependency Finder">
         <p>Dependency Finder extracts dependencies and OO metrics from
@@ -1029,6 +1012,10 @@
         read the dependency list from a Maven project file, a
         maven-like dependency file, or directly from the build.xml
         file.</p>
+        
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/greebo/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Mar 12 2003 </b>.</i>
+        You could also try <a href="http://ant.apache.org/ivy/">Ivy</a>. (jhm)</p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -1091,15 +1078,15 @@
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/hammurapi">http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/hammurapi</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/hammurapi/index.html">http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/hammurapi/index.html</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/contact.html">Project Contact Page</a></td>
+            <td><a href="mailto:support@hammurapi.biz">Support adress</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>License:</th>
-            <td>GNU General Public License (GPL)</td>
+            <td></td>
           </tr>
         </table>
       </subsection>
@@ -1178,6 +1165,9 @@
         <p>IMPORTANT: You will need the PMIW (Poor Man's Imaging Wrapper) jar
         for all the operations and the pjatools jar for GIF encoding/ saving
         support.</p>
+        
+        <p>Note: The website encourage the use of Ants internal image tasks. While the development
+        of these image tasks is stopped the development of the underlying PMIW should occur.</p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -1410,6 +1400,7 @@
 
         <subsubsection name="Dave's J2ME Tasks">
           <p>This set supports CLDC and the K Virtual Machine (KVM):</p>
+          <p>Note: As the website shows the 'most recent news' is from 18 Apr 2001</p>
 
           <table class="externals">
             <tr>
@@ -1469,7 +1460,8 @@
 
         <subsubsection name="Stampysoft's J2ME Tasks">
           <p>And this set works with the J2ME Wireless Toolkit and MIDP
-          for PalmOS:</p>
+          for PalmOS.</p>
+          <p>Note: as the website shows, the 'current release' is from 11/5/2001</p>
 
           <table class="externals">
             <tr>
@@ -1478,11 +1470,11 @@
             </tr>
             <tr>
               <th>URL:</th>
-              <td><a href="http://www.stampysoft.com/ant/">http://www.stampysoft.com/ant/</a></td>
+              <td><a href="http://www.jeckels.com/ant/">http://www.jeckels.com/ant/</a></td>
             </tr>
             <tr>
               <th>Contact:</th>
-              <td><a href="mailto:jeckels@stampysoft.com">Josh Eckels</a></td>
+              <td><a href="mailto:josh@jeckels.com">Josh Eckels</a></td>
             </tr>
             <tr>
               <th>License:</th>
@@ -1740,6 +1732,7 @@
 
         <p>Ant tasks that generate record classes for VisualAge for
         Java from Cobol copy books.</p>
+        <p>Note: the website shows that the latest version 1.1 is from December 2, 2001</p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -1963,6 +1956,8 @@
         <p>JMX4Ant provides tasks for integration with JMX (Java Management
         Extensions). It provides tasks for getting and setting attributes
         of MBeans, invoking their methods and much more.</p>
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/jmx4ant">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>May 28 2003</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -2008,6 +2003,9 @@
           GUI. Includes a comprehensive printable PDF User
           Guide and plenty of examples.</p>
 
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/jnipp">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Jan 29 2002</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -2065,6 +2063,9 @@
         viewer (which can e.g.  be used as main-class in a library jar
         file) that shows the included release information.</p>
 
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/jreleaseinfo">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Aug 07 2005</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -2103,11 +2104,7 @@
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://dynamic.macromedia.com/bin/MM/software/trial/hwswrec.jsp?product=jrun_sp">http://dynamic.macromedia.com/bin/MM/software/trial/hwswrec.jsp?product=jrun_sp</a></td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href="mailto:bdeitte@macromedia.com">Brian Deitte</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://www.adobe.com/products/jrun/">http://www.adobe.com/products/jrun/</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>License:</th>
@@ -2193,7 +2190,7 @@
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
             <td><a
-              href="http://www.judoscript.com/articles/ant.html">http://www.judoscript.com/articles/ant.html</a></td>
+              href="http://www.judoscript.org/books/judoscript-0.9/chapters/ant.html">http://www.judoscript.org/books/judoscript-0.9/chapters/ant.html</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
@@ -2212,6 +2209,9 @@
         for Logs ( be it, Log4j, Apache Commons or JDK 1.4 )
         It depends on apache BCEL for Bytecode engineering.</p>
 
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/just4log">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Oct 19 2003</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -2250,6 +2250,11 @@
         <p>Moreover, as you can invoke any kind of Java code with
         Kanaputs, you can popup windows from your Ant file to ask the
         user to do a choice.</p>
+        
+        <p>Note: the <a href="https://kanaputs.dev.java.net/servlets/ProjectNewsList">website</a>
+        shows that the latest version 1.4 is from Nov 26, 2004. The mailing archive from
+        the last few months contains only spam...</p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -2258,14 +2263,14 @@
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
             <td>
-              <a href="http://www.kanaputs.org/">http://www.kanaputs.org/</a> <br/>
-              <a href="http://www.kanaputs.org/ant.html">http://www.kanaputs.org/ant.html</a>
+              <a href="https://kanaputs.dev.java.net/">https://kanaputs.dev.java.net//</a> <br/>
+              <a href="https://kanaputs.dev.java.net/ant.pdf">https://kanaputs.dev.java.net/ant.pdf</a>
             </td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
             <td>
-              <a href="mailto:kfra@kanaputs.org">kfra@kanaputs.org</a>
+              <a href="mailto:kfra@dev.java.net">kfra@dev.java.net</a>
             </td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
@@ -2315,6 +2320,9 @@
         anything about your architecture -- you write the
         rules, and Macker keeps you honest about them.</p>
 
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/macker">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Nov 02 2003</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -2368,6 +2376,9 @@
         This is useful for regression testing of XSLT scripts against several
         engines.</p>
 
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/mtxslt/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Oct 16 2002</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -2633,6 +2644,9 @@
         <p>Properties2Java is an Ant task for automatic conversion of
         java ".properties" files to ".java" files extending the
         java.util.ListResourceBundle.</p>
+        
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/properties2java">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Jun 04 2005</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -2823,6 +2837,9 @@
         Only affected classes will be recompiled and it can be used
         with any bytecode compiler.</p>
 
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/smartanalyzer">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Feb 21 2003</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -2873,32 +2890,12 @@
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="spell">
-        <p>Spell Check checks the spelling of all files in a directory. Code is broken into
-        single words and compared to a dictionary. If the words are not in the dictionary
-        they are written to a file.</p>
-
-        <table class="externals">
-          <tr>
-            <th>Compatibility:</th>
-            <td> <!-- JHM: asked Rob for that; he'll ping me if he is back at home --> </td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://robmayhew.com/antspell/antspelltask.html">http://robmayhew.com/antspell/antspelltask.html</a></td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.robmayhew.com/">Rob Mayhew</a></td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>License:</th>
-            <td> <!-- same as above --> </td>
-          </tr>
-        </table>
+        <p>Website is gone and nothing found.</p>
       </subsection>
       
       <subsection name="SQL Compiler (SQLC)">
         <p>SQL Compiler (SQLC) compiles database metadata and SQL statements into data access and data transfer classes.</p>
+        <p>Note: It seems that the product is renamed to <a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/sqlc/index.html">jIncarnate</a>.</p>
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -2990,6 +2987,9 @@
         for elements are specified using cascading style sheets.  The
         output can be templated for easy integration with a site's
         look and feel.</p>
+        
+        <p>A very short look into the <a href="http://www.gjt.org/servlets/JCVSlet/list/gjt/com/Ostermiller/Syntax">scm</a>
+        shows that the last modifications where in 2003.</p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -3019,6 +3019,9 @@
         task is an extension of the Ant SQL task. Hsqldb is used for both the
         examples and the unittests.</p>
 
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/anttestsetgen">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Jan 04 2004</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -3040,31 +3043,7 @@
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="Tidy Imports (Tim)">
-
-        <p>Tim is a handy utility that can be executed on the command
-        line or via Ant that automatically formats your import
-        declarations. Tim is capable of removing unused imports,
-        expanding or collapsing imports and even organising them into
-        pre-determined groups.</p>
-
-        <table class="externals">
-          <tr>
-            <th>Compatibility:</th>
-            <td>Ant 1.3 and later</td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.chive.com/tim.htm">http://www.chive.com/tim.htm</a></td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href="mailto:support@chive.com">support@chive.com</a></td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>License:</th>
-            <td>Commercial</td>
-          </tr>
-        </table>
+        <p>Note: While the domain is active (for .NET projects) the page itself is not longer available.</p>
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="TiniAnt">
@@ -3072,6 +3051,9 @@
         <p>TiniAnt is an Ant task to support building applications for
         the <a href="http://www.ibutton.com/TINI/">TINI</a>.</p>
 
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/tiniant/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Mar 05 2002</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -3104,50 +3086,27 @@
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/transformica">http://www.hammurapi.biz/products/transformica</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/transformica/">http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/hammurapi-group/products/transformica/</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.hammurapi.biz/hammurapi-biz/ef/xmenu/contact.html">Project Contact Page</a></td>
+            <td><a href="mailto:support@hammurapi.biz">email support</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>License:</th>
-            <td>LGPL</td>
+            <td></td>
           </tr>
         </table>
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="Venus Application Publisher's (Vamp) Ant Task Suite">
-
-        <p>Venus Application Publisher's (Vamp) Ant Task Suite allows
-        you to sign and package your applications into relocatable Web
-        Archives that you can drop into your web server for
-        single-click launching using Java Web Start or into single
-        Java Archive installers that serve up their content through a
-        built-in, multi-threaded, ultra light-weight web server.</p>
-
-        <table class="externals">
-          <tr>
-            <th>Compatibility:</th>
-            <td>Ant 1.2 and 1.3</td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.geocities.com/vamp201/ant.html">http://www.geocities.com/vamp201/ant.html</a></td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href="mailto:vamp201@yahoo.com">Gerald Bauer</a></td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>License:</th>
-            <td>GNU General Public License</td>
-          </tr>
-        </table>
+        <p>Note: The website is not longer available.</p>
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="Version_Tool">
         <p>A versioning tool for Ant.</p>
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/antversiontool">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Feb 19 2004</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -3176,6 +3135,9 @@
         chains.  Also included are replacement tasks for &lt;copy&gt; and
         &lt;javac&gt; that integrate support for preprocessing.</p>
 
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/vpp/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>May 06 2004</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -3227,13 +3189,11 @@
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="WSDLValidate">
-        <p>WSDLValidate is, as it sounds, a tool to validate WSDL files.
-        <a href="http://dev.eclipse.org/viewcvs/indextech.cgi/~checkout~/wsvt-home/docs/articles/wsdl20Validator/wsdlvalidateant.html">WSDLValidate</a>
-        is similar in configuration to the optional Ant task <a href="http://ant.apache.org/manual/OptionalTasks/xmlvalidate.html">XMLValidate</a>.
-        WSDLValidate can optionally validate a WSDL document against the <a href="http://www.ws-i.org">WS-I Basic Profile</a>.
-        </p>
-        <p>WSDLValidate is available as an Ant task, an Eclipse plug-in and a
-        command line utility.</p>
+        <p>WSDLValidate is, as it sounds, a tool to validate WSDL files.<ul>
+          <li><a href="http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/WSDL_Validator">Overview</a></li>
+          <li><a href="http://wiki.eclipse.org/Using_the_WSDL_Validator_Outside_of_Eclipse">Using the WSDL Validator Outside of Eclipse</a></li>
+        </ul></p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -3241,12 +3201,11 @@
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.eclipse.org/wsvt">http://www.eclipse.org/wsvt</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/">http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.eclipse.org/wsvt">Project newsgroup and
-            mailing list</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/">Project newsgroup and mailing list</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>License:</th>
@@ -3375,6 +3334,9 @@
         open framework that enables to integrate the information
         coming from VSC and bug tracking solutions, for instance.</p>
 
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmlreleasenotes">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Sep 04 2005</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
+
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
@@ -3686,8 +3648,8 @@
 
       <subsection name="Gel">
 
-        <p>Java IDE with support for Ant.  Gel is a native Microsoft
-        Windows software.</p>
+        <p>Java IDE with support for Ant.  Gel is a native Microsoft Windows software.</p>
+        <p>Note: The website recommends using another IDE because GEL is not longer maintained.</p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -3696,7 +3658,7 @@
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.gexperts.com/gel.html">http://www.gexperts.com/gel.html</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://www.gexperts.com/products/gel/gel.asp">http://www.gexperts.com/products/gel/gel.asp</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
@@ -3710,7 +3672,7 @@
       </subsection>
 
 
-      <subsection name="IntelliJ IDEA 5.0">
+      <subsection name="IntelliJ IDEA">
       <p>Java IDE with refactoring support and Ant integration.
       The IDE has special editing and navigation support for Ant.
       </p>
@@ -3737,9 +3699,7 @@
 
       <subsection name="JBuilder">
 
-        <p>Borland JBuilder
-        comes with built-in Ant support, including build file editing.
-        Some versions come with Ant debugging support.</p>
+        <p>Embarcadero JBuilder comes (as Eclipse based product) with built-in Ant support.</p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -3774,11 +3734,11 @@
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://jdee.sunsite.dk/">http://jdee.sunsite.dk/</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://jdee.sourceforge.net/">http://jdee.sourceforge.net/</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href="mailto:jde-subscribe@sunsite.auc.dk">JDEE Mailing list.</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://jdee.sourceforge.net/developerscorner.html#MailingLists">JDEE Mailing list.</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>License:</th>

Modified: ant/core/trunk/xdocs/projects.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/xdocs/projects.xml?rev=750854&r1=750853&r2=750854&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- ant/core/trunk/xdocs/projects.xml (original)
+++ ant/core/trunk/xdocs/projects.xml Fri Mar  6 11:35:04 2009
@@ -20,6 +20,7 @@
   <properties>
     <author email="bodewig@apache.org">Stefan Bodewig</author>
     <title>Related Projects</title>
+    <!-- Last link check: 2009-03-06 -->
   </properties>
 
   <body>
@@ -117,6 +118,7 @@
         </table>
       </subsection>
 
+      <!-- Note: Not sure whether AH exists. AHPro exists and the URL is redirected to AHPro -->
       <subsection name="AntHill">
 
         <p>Anthill is a build tool that promotes a controlled build
@@ -286,32 +288,7 @@
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="AntShellExt (Ant Shell Extension)">
-
-        <p>Ant Shell Extension is a Windows Explorer enhancement that adds a contextual 
-        menu when you right click over an Ant xml file, so you can execute all the actions 
-        defined in that file without going to a command console or starting your favourite 
-        IDE to make a simple clean.</p>
-
-        <table class="externals">
-          <tr>
-            <th>Compatibility:</th>
-            <td>Tested with Ant 1.6 and later, should work with all versions</td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.elpagestion.com/os_ant_en.shtml">
-                http://www.elpagestion.com/os_ant_en.shtml</a>
-            </td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href ='mailto:opensource@elpagestion.com'>Project mail</a></td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>License:</th>
-            <td>LGPL</td>
-          </tr>
-        </table>
+        <p>The domain is sold and we did not found it any more.</p>
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="Antworks">
@@ -441,6 +418,9 @@
         applications. JAM supports EJB and Servlet/JSP development using XDoclet,
         JUnit, Cactus, Maven, Castor and MDA/UML code generation on various J2EE
         servers including JBoss.</p>
+        
+        <p>From JAMs website: <b>NOTICE: As of June 2006 JAM is no longer supported.
+        We recommend Maven 2 Tasks for Ant as a replacement.</b></p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -449,13 +429,7 @@
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.javagen.com/jam.jsp">http://www.javagen.com/jam.jsp</a></td>
-          </tr>
-          <tr>
-            <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.javagen.com/feedback.do">Feedback</a> <br/>
-                <a href="http://www.javagen.com/bugs.do">Bug Reports</a>
-            </td>
+            <td><a href="http://www.javagen.com/jam/">http://www.javagen.com/jam/</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>License:</th>
@@ -513,7 +487,7 @@
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/luntbuild/">http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/luntbuild/</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://luntbuild.javaforge.com/">http://luntbuild.javaforge.com/</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
@@ -584,6 +558,9 @@
         <p>Rant stands for Remote Ant. It is a distributed build
         system that allows an Ant build file to launch builds on other
         systems and receive exceptions should they occur.</p>
+        
+        <p>Note: <i>As the Sourceforge <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/remoteant/">project site</a>
+        shows, the last update was on <b>Feb 09 2002</b>.</i> (jhm)</p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
@@ -592,7 +569,7 @@
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/remoteant/">http://sourceforge.net/projects/remoteant/</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://remoteant.sourceforge.net/">http://remoteant.sourceforge.net/</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
@@ -606,34 +583,31 @@
       </subsection>
 
       <subsection name="Savant">
-
-        <p>Savant helps simplify builds and codebases by handling the
-        resolution of project dependencies automatically. Savant supports
-        Maven style dependency downloads and various other methods of
-        retrieving dependencies, including fetching files from CVS modules.
-        Savant goes a step further than other dependency solutions and provides
-        the means for multiple internal projects to build each other in order
-        to resolve inter-project dependencies.</p>
-
-        <p>Savant can be used via various Ant types and tasks as well as used
-        from any Java application including those that do not make use of Ant.</p>
+        <!-- Original site at inversoft.com doesnt show Savant. Researches to dev.java.net which
+        forward to code.google.com -->
+        <p>Savant is a build and dependency management tool written in Java. Savant can be used in
+        two different ways:<ul>
+        <li>As a stand-alone build tool that wraps Apache Ant and provides a number of cool new
+            features such as plugins that are versioned and downloadable</li>
+        <li>As a set of tasks which can be used within Apache Ant build files</li>
+        </ul></p>
 
         <table class="externals">
           <tr>
             <th>Compatibility:</th>
-            <td>Ant 1.6.1</td>
+            <td>Unknown. There is a distro, which ships Ant 1.7.1</td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>URL:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.inversoft.com/">http://www.inversoft.com/</a></td>
+            <td><a href="hhttp://code.google.com/p/savant-build/">http://code.google.com/p/savant-build/</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>Contact:</th>
-            <td><a href="http://www.inversoft.com/contact.html">http://www.inversoft.com/contact.html</a></td>
+            <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/savant-build/issues/list">Bugtracking system</a></td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <th>License:</th>
-            <td>LGPL</td>
+            <td>ASF 2.0</td>
           </tr>
         </table>
       </subsection>
@@ -719,7 +693,6 @@
             <th>License:</th>
             <td>Freeware</td>
           </tr>
-
         </table>
       </subsection>
     </section>



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