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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: DRAFT Press Release (final draft for review)
Date Fri, 10 Aug 2007 20:01:35 GMT
> new features like simplified development
should be
> new features such as simplified development
> new features including simplified development

seems a little bit heavy on repeating "new features" near the beginning

david jencks

On Aug 10, 2007, at 11:15 AM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:

> I think I addressed many of the concerns.  Special thanks to Amy  
> Hocraffer for some great ideas to better organize and spiff up the  
> announcement.
> Please take a few minutes and comments and review. Also, please  
> make sure our claims are accurate :)
> ===== DRAFT =====
> Apache Geronimo Version 2.0 released by Apache Software Foundation
> date/time/location—The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) announced  
> today the release of Apache Geronimo Version 2.0. This release  
> represents the latest open source Java Enterprise Edition 5.0  
> application server from the Apache Geronimo project, and continues  
> the evolution of the Apache Geronimo server by adding new features  
> and capabilities to a fully compliant and certified Java Enterprise  
> Edition container suitable for everything from a development  
> environment to enterprise-level deployments.
> Apache Geronimo Version 2.0 introduces several new features like  
> simplified development, improved diagnostics and flexible assemblies.
> Simplified deployment is achieved through the use of standards  
> based programming model enhancements found in Java Enterprise  
> Edition 5.0.   Some of the new features include:
> Streamlined development options provided with Java Enterprise  
> Edition 5.0
> EJB 3.0 persistence
> A programming model that uses annotations to express developer  
> defaults in the source code
> Improved diagnostic capabilities include enhanced logging, class  
> loader viewer as well as JMX browser all available from the  
> included console.  Change logging levels on the fly as well as view  
> existing logs with a set of filters.  Looking for a class and  
> wondering where it came from?  The class loader viewer let’s you  
> find them.  Want to see or change the attributes for MBeans in the  
> server?  The JMX browser allows you to navigate the MBeans in the  
> server in a simple tree format without having to hook up external  
> consoles or third party products.
> Flexible assemblies are realized through the project’s continued  
> promotion of the ”Little G” Version 2.0—a lightweight container  
> offering for projects 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 assembly that is  
> small in footprint but full of capability.
> This flexible, user-friendly, 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. They can use  
> Apache Geronimo as-is or, if they so choose, create their own  
> custom offerings without the restrictions imposed by other Open  
> Source licenses.
> Finally, Apache Geronimo 2.0 is breaks new ground with as the first  
> Open Source Application Server to provide its users with two  
> certified Web Services implementations.  Users can choose between  
> Apache Axis and Apache CXF for their JAX-WS Web Services provider.   
> Flexibility and choice, you have both with Apache Geronimo.
> The software can be downloaded for free from the Apache Geronimo  
> web site (
> <pastedGraphic.tiff>
> About the Apache Software Foundation
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> ===== DRAFT =====

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