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From "Dan Diephouse" <...@envoisolutions.com>
Subject Re: JAXB upgrade
Date Sat, 03 Mar 2007 00:31:21 GMT
I'm OK with rolling back for now. However the spec itself is final and the
RI impl is already out:

https://jax-ws.dev.java.net/2.1/

Everyone else ok with it?
Cheers,
- Dan


On 3/2/07, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> At this time Geronimo can only certify with JAXB 2.0 and JAXWS 2.0.
> We're hoping that sun will update the tck to allow supporting the 2.1
> specs, but as far as we can tell this has not yet happened.  Getting
> information out of sun about this stuff can be difficult, but perhaps
> if we started now and now and are sufficiently persistent we will
> eventually find out something useful.
>
> Are the 2.1 spec versions officially released?
>
> Meanwhile we'd certainly appreciate it at Geronimo if you went back
> to the 2.0 spec versions for now.
>
> thanks
> david jencks
>
>
> On Mar 1, 2007, at 7:43 AM, Jarek Gawor wrote:
>
> > 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
> >>
>
>


-- 
Dan Diephouse
Envoi Solutions
http://envoisolutions.com | http://netzooid.com/blog

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