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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Draft Press Release Announcing Geronimo 1.1
Date Mon, 12 Jun 2006 17:51:33 GMT
Looks good! Two nits.

"On of the main goals of Geronimo" -> "One of the main goals of Geronimo"
"easy-to-configure app server" -> "easy-to-configure application server"

thanks,
-- dims


On 6/12/06, Matt Hogstrom <matt@hogstrom.org> wrote:
> All,
>
> I have included a preliminary shot at the Press Release for Geronimo 1.1.  This is a
draft and needs
> your input.
>
> The areas where I think we might need some wordsmithing is the 1.5 support.
>
>
>
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>
> Apache Software Foundation Announces Release of
> Apache Geronimo Version 1.1
>
> Usability and Configuration Improvements Mean Users Need Less Knowledge
> To Configure and Deploy J2EE Applications
>
>
> (City, State)  June xx, 2006 -- The Apache Software Foundation is pleased to announce
the release of
> Apache Geronimo Version 1.1, a completely open source, high performance application server
from the
> Apache community. The release continues the J2EE certification path led by the previous
version of
> Geronimo, providing a fully compliant and usable J2EE container suitable for everything
from
> development to Enterprise deployments.
>
> Apache Geronimo v1.1 introduces several structural changes improving scalability, portability
and
> overall organization, as well as including new features and functionality.  Enhancements
have been
> made to the administration console including memory utilization graphics and plugins
to improve
> usability.  JDK 1.5 support is included, and improvements have been made to the innovative
> configuration and administration/plug-in architecture.
>
> Whereas the previous version offered a full J2EE configuration, v1.1 includes a "Little
G"
> configuration, a smaller footprint web-oriented version of Geronimo that can be scaled
up to JMS or
> full J2EE using plug-ins as users' needs change.  The addition of Little G provides an
option for
> those who want to use Geronimo for lightweight applications without the additional installation
> overhead.
>
> On of the main goals of Geronimo is flexibility.  Geronimo should be flexible enough
to include what
> users want and need.  Apache Geronimo already offers a modular architecture that makes
it easy to
> create custom distributions with custom feature sets.  With v1.1, we (the Apache Geronimo
Team)
> looked at users' needs and added even more features to benefit those needs, increase
functionality,
> and extend usability.
>
> The flexible, easy to use, and easy-to-configure app server is built from best-of-breed
open source
> components and is fully licensed under the business-friendly Apache Software License
offering
> multiple benefits to organizations and their development teams. The software is available
for
> download from the Apache Geronimo web site (http://geronimo.apache.org/).
>
>
> About the Apache Software Foundation
>
> The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational, legal and financial support for
a broad
> range of open source software projects. The Foundation provides an established framework
for
> intellectual property and financial contributions that simultaneously limits contributors'
potential
> legal exposure. Through a collaborative and meritocratic development process, Apache
projects
> deliver enterprise-grade, freely available software products that attract large communities
of
> users. The pragmatic Apache License makes it easy for all users, commercial and individual,
to
> deploy Apache products.  For more information on The Apache Software Foundation, please
visit
> http://www.apache.org/.
>
>
> Java and J2EE are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems,Inc. in the
United States
> and other countries.  All other trademarks or registered trademarks herein are property
of their
> respective owners.
>
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>


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Davanum Srinivas : http://wso2.com/blogs/

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