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From ChadDavis <chadmichaelda...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 beta3 released
Date Wed, 25 Nov 2009 17:29:38 GMT
I'm sure everyone asks this, and maybe it's an unanswerable question.
But . . .

I'm starting a project, with an intended completion date of March.  Is
Jackrabbit 2.0 on pace to see an official release this winter?

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 10:24 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka@apache.org> wrote:
> The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of
> Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 beta3. The release is available for download at:
>
>   http://jackrabbit.apache.org/downloads.html
>
> See the full release notes below for details about this release.
>
>
> Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit -- Version 2.0-beta3
>
> Introduction
> ------------
>
> This is a beta release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release is a fully
> compliant implementation of the JCR 2.0 API that was specified by the
> Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283, http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=283).
> However, the beta status of this release means that some parts of the
> implementation are not yet ready for normal production use.
>
> Changes in this release
> -----------------------
>
> Jackrabbit 2.0 is a major upgrade from the earlier 1.x releases. The most
> notable changes in this release are:
>
>  * Upgrade to JCR 2.0. This Jackrabbit release implements and is based
>    on the official JCR 2.0 API. All of the features required by the
>    JSR 283 specification have been implemented.
>
>  * Upgrade to Java 5. All of Jackrabbit (except the jcr-tests component)
>    now requires Java 5 as the base platform. Java 1.4 environments are no
>    longer supported.
>
>  * Removal of deprecated classes and features. Jackrabbit 2.0 is not
>    backwards compatible with client code that used any classes or features
>    that had been deprecated during the 1.x release cycle.
>
>  * Separate JCR Commons components. Many of the general-purpose JCR
>    components like JCR-RMI and OCM are now developed and released
>    separately from the Jackrabbit content repository. See the individual
>    components for their most recent releases.
>
>  * Data store feature enabled in the default repository configuration.
>
>  * Full text indexing with Apache Tika. Jackrabbit can now extract and
>    index the full text content of many new types of documents, including
>    the Office Open XML files produced by Microsoft Office 2007 and higher.
>
> For more detailed information about all the changes in this and other
> Jackrabbit releases, please see the Jackrabbit issue tracker at
>
>    https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR
>
> Release Contents
> ----------------
>
> This release consists of a single source archive packaged as a zip file.
> The archive can be unpacked with the jar tool from your JDK installation.
> See the README.txt file for instructions on how to build this release.
>
> The source archive is accompanied by SHA1 and MD5 checksums and a PGP
> signature that you can use to verify the authenticity of your download.
> The public key used for the PGP signature can be found at
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/jackrabbit/dist/KEYS.
>
> About Apache Jackrabbit
> -----------------------
>
> Apache Jackrabbit is a fully conforming implementation of the Content
> Repository for Java Technology API (JCR). A content repository is a
> hierarchical content store with support for structured and unstructured
> content, full text search, versioning, transactions, observation, and
> more.
>
> For more information, visit http://jackrabbit.apache.org/
>
> About The Apache Software Foundation
> ------------------------------------
>
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