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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: DRAFT Press Release
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2007 16:53:01 GMT
IMO, as written this lacks the pizzazz to be a PR... Tart
it up a bit :)

On Aug 7, 2007, at 12:15 PM, 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
> The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational, legal and  
> financial support for a broad range of open source software  
> projects. The Foundation provides an established framework for  
> intellectual property and financial contributions that  
> simultaneously limits contributors' potential legal exposure.  
> Through a collaborative and meritocratic development process,  
> Apache projects deliver enterprise-grade, freely available software  
> products that attract large communities of users. The pragmatic  
> Apache License makes it easy for all users, commercial and  
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> Java, J2EE and Java Enterprise Edition are trademarks or registered  
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> countries. All other trademarks or registered trademarks herein are  
> property of their respective owners.
> ==== DRAFT ====

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