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From Greg Woolsey <gwool...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache XMLBeans 3.1.0 released
Date Fri, 05 Apr 2019 02:49:35 GMT
The Apache POI project is pleased to announce the release of Apache
XMLBeans 3.1.0.
This is the 4th release since the POI team took over the ownership of
XMLBeans.

Featured are a handful of memory, stability, coverage, and security fixes.
The release package organization has also been updated to align better with
POI and other Apache project deliverables.

See the downloads page for binary and source distributions:
https://xmlbeans.apache.org/download

Note: The Apache Software Foundation uses an extensive mirroring network for
distributing releases. It is possible that the mirror you are using may not
have replicated the release yet. If that is the case, please try another
mirror.
This also goes for Maven access.



Release Notes

Changes
------------
The most notable changes in this release are:

* update build and deployment artifacts to standardize naming and remove
unused items
* XMLBEANS-502: Allow to clear all ThreadLocals from the current thread
* XMLBEANS-503: Allow to specify -nowarn in the Ant task
* XMLBEANS-537: Add missing StscState.end() to avoid memory leaks
* XMLBEANS-532: Streamline build.xml and update tests to Junit4
* XMLBEANS-531: Fix schema gen of attributes
* XMLBEANS-530: Allow namespaces of XmlOptions to be passed to the XQuery
engine
* XMLBEANS-529: Format xmlobjects to the correct string representation on
XPath access
* XMLBEANS-528: Allow document locator to be set after initialization
* XMLBEANS-527: Rename shell script directory, to align on typical
directory layout
* XMLBEANS-526: Fix issue with loading META-INF/services files
* XMLBEANS-538: fix issue with parsing DOM with DTD

A full list of changes is available in the change log:
https://xmlbeans.apache.org/status.html

People interested should also follow the *POI* dev mailing list to track
further progress.



Release Contents
----------------

This release comes in two forms:
 - pre-built binaries containing compiled versions of all Apache XMLBeans
components and documentation
   (xmlbeans-bin-3.1.0.zip or xmlbeans-bin-3.1.0.tgz)
 - source archive you can build XMLBeans from (xmlbeans-src-3.1.0.zip or
xmlbeans-src-3.1.0.tgz)
  Unpack the archive and use the following command to build all XMLBeans
components with Apache Ant 1.8+ and JDK 1.6 or higher:

  ant deploy

 Pre-built versions of all XMLBeans components are also available in the
central Maven repository
 under Group ID "org.apache.xmlbeans" and Version "3.1.0"

All release artifacts are accompanied by SHA checksums and PGP signatures
that you can use to verify the authenticity of your download.
The public key used for the PGP signature can be found at

https://www.apache.org/dist/poi/KEYS


About Apache XMLBeans
-----------------------

XMLBeans is a tool that allows access to the full power of XML in a Java
friendly way.
The idea is to take advantage of the richness and features of XML and XML
Schema
and have these features mapped as naturally as possible to the equivalent
Java
language and typing constructs.

See https://xmlbeans.apache.org for more details


About Apache POI
-----------------------

Apache POI is well-known in the Java field as a library for reading and
writing Microsoft Office file formats, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word,
Visio, Publisher and Outlook. It supports both the older (OLE2) and
new (OOXML - Office Open XML) formats.

See https://poi.apache.org/ for more details


On behalf of the Apache POI PMC,
Greg

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