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From Matt Hogstrom <m...@hogstrom.org>
Subject Re: 1.1 Press Release
Date Mon, 10 Jul 2006 23:50:34 GMT


Susan Wu wrote:
> 
>> From what I understand, the code release has been made available on the 
> Geronimo web site and a general announcement has been made with regards 
> to its availability.
> 
> Geronimo folks:  do you want this also issued as an official press 
> release? 

Yes please.

> If so, do you have any customers or partners we could include 
> as part of the announcement? E.g. quotes or complementary announcements?
> 

I'll defer to others but I think the Press Release should be heading out straight away.  The
clock 
is ticking :)


> 
> On Sat, 8 Jul 2006, Sally Khudairi wrote:
> 
>> Hello Matt,
>>
>> Thank you for your note.
>>
>> I'm curious -- did this release go out? If so, where
>> was it distributed and via which channels?
>>
>> I didn't see any feedback from the PRC on this, so I'm
>> just double-checking to make sure I haven't missed any
>> emails. Thanks in advance for this.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>> Sally
>>
>> --- Matt Hogstrom <matt@hogstrom.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Here is the press release.   I've included Jacek's
>>> comments.  I am not sure of the City and State so
>>> I'll defer to the PRC to update those.
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>> Apache Software Foundation Announces Release of
>>> Apache Geronimo Version 1.1
>>>
>>> Usability Improvements Simplify Configuration and
>>> Deployment of J2EE Applications
>>>
>>> (City, State)  July 05, 2006 -- The Apache Software
>>> Foundation is pleased to announce the release of
>>> Apache Geronimo Version 1.1, an open source
>>> 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.  Also, 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.
>>>
>>> One of the main goals of Apache Geronimo is
>>> flexibility.  Geronimo is flexible enough to include
>>>
>>> only the capabilities that users want and need.
>>> 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
>>> application 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
>>>
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>>>
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>>>
>>
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