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From "Jarek Gawor" <jga...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JAXB upgrade
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2007 15:43:00 GMT
Oh... I didn't even realize you guys are targeting JAX-WS 2.1. Now,
I'm not sure how that affects things.

Jarek

On 3/1/07, Dan Diephouse <dan@envoisolutions.com> wrote:
> I'm happy to revert the change, but I think that we ultimately need it. I
> believe we're targeting JAX-WS 2.1 (we switched the API jar the other day),
> and that requires JAXB 2.1. There are many benefits from a user perspective
> in 2.1. For isntance it has a lot better functionality for things like WS-A
> and also makes it easier for people to use substitution types, which
> requires all sorts of hacks right now.
>
> Is Geronimo just looking to release JAX-WS 2.0 support or 2.1? Any idea if
> its possible to certify Geronimo with 2.1? Or does certification require 2.0?
> I'm not sure what the status is of the JAX-WS 2.1 TCK either.
>
> - Dan
>
> (I CC'd dev@geronimo in, hope thats ok)
>
> On 2/28/07, Jarek Gawor <jgawor@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi again,
> >
> > CXF code was recently upgraded to JAXB 2.1 and so I tired to figure
> > out what sort of implications that might have on Geronimo. First of
> > all, JAXB is one of those libraries that is shared by all applications
> > in the Geronimo server. We also have a bunch of different components
> > using JAXB to do deployment descriptor parsing, etc. So if we upgrade
> > JAXB in G, we have to retest all these subcomponents to make sure they
> > are ok. And I think in general  that should be ok but potentially time
> > consuming. Another potential issue that somebody raised was TCK
> > testing. We don't know what happens if for example TCK expects JAXB
> > 2.0 API but gets JAXB 2.1 API/implementation. Maybe nothing (as things
> > supposed to be backwards compatible) but maybe it blows up. That's
> > another thing for us to worry about.
> >
> > So, if this JAXB upgrade is not a critical issue for CXF would it be
> > possible to switch back to JAXB 2.0?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jarek
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Dan Diephouse
> Envoi Solutions
> http://envoisolutions.com | http://netzooid.com/blog
>

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