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From Lukasz Lenart <lukaszlen...@apache.org>
Subject [VOTE] Struts 2.5
Date Thu, 05 May 2016 19:23:30 GMT
The Apache Struts 2.5 test build is now available. With this release:

- All security fixes were ported from previous versions
- XWork source was merged into Struts Core source, it means that there
be no more xwork artifact nor dedicated jar
- Spring dependency for tests and spring plugin was upgraded to
version 4.1.6, see WW-4510.
- Struts2 internal logging api was marked as deprecated and was
replaced with new Log4j2 api as logging layer, see WW-4504.
- Struts2 is now build with JDK7, see WW-4503.
- New plugin to support bean validation is now part of the
distribution, see WW-4505.
- Deprecated plugins are now removed from the distribution and are not
longer supported anymore.
- - Dojo Plugin
- - Codebehind Plugin
- - JSF Plugin
- - Struts1 Plugin
- New security option was added - Strict Method Invocation (also known
as Strict DMI), see WW-4540
- Add support for latest stable AngularJS in Maven archetype, see WW-4522
- Dropped support for id and name - replaced with var, see WW-2069
- Dedicated archive with a minimal set of dependencies was introduced,
see WW-4570
- It is possible to use multiple names when defining a result, see WW-4590
- Rest plugin honors Accept header, see WW-4588
- New result 'JSONActionRedirectResult' in json-plugin was defined, see WW-4591
- Tiles plugin was upgrade to the latest Tiles 3 and tiles3-plugin was
dropped, see WW-4584
- JasperReports plugins was upgraded to JasperReport 6.0, see WW-4381
- OGNL was upgraded to version 3.1.4 and it breaks access to
properties as it follows Java Bean Specification, see WW-4207 and
WW-3909

and many other fixes and improvements

Release notes
* https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/Version+Notes+2.5

Distribution:
* https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/struts/2.5/

Maven 2 staging repository:
* https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/staging/

Once you have had a chance to review the test build, please respond
with a vote on its quality:

[ ] Leave at test build
[ ] Alpha
[ ] Beta
[ ] General Availability (GA)

Everyone who has tested the build is invited to vote. Votes by PMC
members are considered binding. A vote passes if there are at least
three binding +1s and more +1s than -1s.

The vote will remain open for at least 72 hours, longer upon request.
A vote can be amended at any time to upgrade or downgrade the quality
of the release based on future experience. If an initial vote
designates the build as "Beta", the release will be submitted for
mirroring and announced to the user list. Once released as a public
beta, subsequent quality votes on a build may be held on the user
list.

As always, the act of voting carries certain obligations. A binding
vote not only states an opinion, but means that the voter is agreeing
to help do the work.


Kind regards
-- 
Ɓukasz
+ 48 606 323 122 http://www.lenart.org.pl/

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