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From Jeff Genender <>
Subject Re: DRAFT Press Release
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2007 16:26:15 GMT
You might want to mention its "Certified Java Enterprise Edition 5.0".


Matt Hogstrom wrote:
> Please include your updates and comments on this press release.  After
> Thursday I'll forward to the PRC for their review with our comments. 
> I'm cross-posting here to give the PRC a heads up.
> ==== DRAFT ====
> Apache Software Foundation Announces Release Of Apache Geronimo Version 2.0
> date/time/pre-amble   -- The Apache Software Foundation is pleased to
> announce the release of Apache Geronimo Version 2.0, an open source Java
> Enterprise Edition 5.0 application server from the Apache Geronimo
> project. This release continues the evolution of the Apache Geronimo
> server, adding new features and capabilities to a fully compliant Java
> Enterprise Edition container suitable for everything from development to
> enterprise deployments.
> Along with many new features, Apache Geronimo Version 2.0 introduces
> several options for clustering and simplified deployment.  Developers
> can quickly take advantage of the streamlined development options
> provided with Java Enterprise Edition 5.0.  These include EJB 3.0
> persistence as well as new programming model changes that use
> annotations to express developer defaults right in the source code.  The
> configuration and management console has also been upgraded with several
> usability improvements such as a JNDI viewer and JMX browser.
> The project continues to make available its assembly called "Little G"
> Version 2.0, a lightweight application server for applications that
> don't need the full feature set of Java Enterprise Edition 5.0. Perfect
> for web-service and SOA deployments, "Little G" brings the modularity,
> manageability and extensibility of Apache Geronimo to a lightweight,
> non-Java Enterprise Edition footprint.
> This 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 Apache Software License, offering multiple benefits to
> organizations and their development teams. The software is available now
> for free download from the Apache Geronimo web site
> (
> About The Apache Software Foundation
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> ==== DRAFT ====

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