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+Welcome to Apache Geronimo, the J2EE server project of the Apache +Software Foundation. Please help us make this a world class, +certified J2EE container! +-
+The aim of the project is to produce a large and healthy community of J2EE +developers tasked with the development of an open-source, certified J2EE +server that: +-The Java 2, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) platform is employed widely by +
+Currently, the Apache Geronimo has no certified releases. However the +following non-certified milestone releases are available. These milestone +releases are 'technology demonstrations' and not offered as a J2EE-compatible +server. ++ +
+The Java 2, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) platform is employed widely by
organizations implementing enterprise applications. It is commonly used in
business-to-consumer and most recently in Web service deployments.
Most of the largest business organizations today have deployed applications
-on a J2EE platform.
+on a J2EE platform. +
While the J2EE specification is implemented by a number of large and small
vendors, there is no open source J2EE container available with a BSD or
BSD-derived licence nor is there an open source project today that provides
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As a result organizations large and small have felt compelled to pay
thousands of dollars to commercial vendors in order to deploy applications
based on J2EE compliant servers.
-The Apache foundation supports several projects that implement pieces of the -J2EE platform such as Servlets, JSP, Tag Libraries, and a Web services stack. -However, Apache does not currently support a J2EE project. -
-The aim of the project is to produce a large and healthy community of J2EE +
+The Apache foundation supports several projects that implement pieces of the +J2EE platform such as Servlets, JSP via Jakarta's +Apache Tomcat, +Tag Libraries, and +Apache Axis, a Web services stack. ++ +
+The aim of the project is to produce a large and healthy community of J2EE developers tasked with the development of an open source, certified J2EE server, that is ASF licensed and passes Sun's TCK reusing the best ASF/BSD licensed code available today and adding new code to complete the J2EE stack. +