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From Davanum Srinivas <>
Subject Re: [Axis2] Dig in to Axis 2
Date Sat, 12 Feb 2005 17:14:39 GMT
Added blurb about M1 as requested by Jonathan and info from Eran's
email here in the Wiki:


On Fri, 11 Feb 2005 09:54:37 -0500, Anderson Jonathan
<> wrote:
> Eran, Axis 2 Developers:
> It's fantastic to see such tremendous progress on Axis2.  Might I make a
> suggestion?  I've always found it difficult to determine the relationship
> between the pure JAX-RPC+SAAJ 1.x specs and the Axis 1.x code base.  When it
> comes time for a release, can someone detail on the wiki or in the
> documentation how Axis2 implements JAX-RPC 2.0?  What I'm looking for is an
> explanation of Axis2 architecture in such a context so that I can see how it
> maps to parts of the JAX-RPC 2.0 specification.  If there are any
> significant deltas or value-added features over and above the specification,
> I'd like to see them spelled out as well.
> Likewise, if the Axis2 mentality is: "wow, JAX-RPC 2.0 really stinks, we're
> building something better" I would LOVE to see that documented somewhere so
> that I could understand the differences between the Axis2 and the
> forthcoming JAX-RPC 2.0 SI/RI.  I've always struggled to answer "why do you
> use Axis over JWSDP 1.x?"
> Of course, this all might come off as very naïve request, and if it does I
> apologize in advance.  Likewise, if this is too much of a hot-button topic
> for whatever reason, just say the word and I'll hush.
> Keep up the great work guys.
> Regards,
> -Jonathan Anderson
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eran Chinthaka []
> Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2005 5:23 AM
> To:
> Subject: [Axis2] Dig in to Axis 2
> Hi,
> Some of you might be interesting in looking at Axis 2, and since the M1
> release is coming, we really appreciate if you all can have a look at that.
> So to do that, I thought of giving you some quick tips as how to set up the
> project.
> 1.  Get a latest copy from
> totype2
> (if you are a committer, there is a quite a bit of setting up SVN, if you
> have never accessed SVN before. Look at
>, section 1.11.1 for more details)
> This location of prototype two may change soon to main src tree at
> 2. Install Maven (you can download that from
> 3. Go to the prototype2 folder in the command prompt and type "maven". This
> will automatically download all the jars, compile, test and build the
> system.
> 4. If you want to set up this in your favorite IDE:
>         - for IntellijIDEA type "maven idea" (without quotes). This will
> generate IDEA .ipr, .iml and .iws project files
>         - for eclipse type "maven eclipse" (without quotes). This will
> generate project files for eclipse.
> To see a list of goals in maven or to find other IDE support type "maven
> -g".
> So you are done.
> Have a nice time with Axis 2 code. ;)
> Regards,
> Eran Chinthaka
> Lanka Software Foundation

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