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From James M Snell <>
Subject [VOTE] Release Abdera 0.3.0-incubating
Date Thu, 27 Sep 2007 16:45:30 GMT
Ok, we have made a couple of bug fixes and, more importantly, we have
softened the bouncy castle dependency and will no longer ship that jar.
 This release has been well tested and reviewed and has received the
requisite number of +1's from the committers.

The release candidate can be found here:

High level change summary for this release:

  * Support for the Atompub final draft
  * Refactored and simplified Server framework
  * Refactored and simplified AbderaClient
  * Spring integration support
  * ExtensionFactory can now provide the mime type for extension elements
  * Improved extensibility
  * Updated dependencies
  * XPath support improvements
  * Geotagging extensions
  * Simple Sharing extensions
  * WSSE Authentication
  * Bidi extensions (experimental)
  * Atompub features extensions (experimental)
  * Feed paging extensions
  * Feed license extensions
  * XML Encryption with Diffie-Hellman key exchange
  * Extensions now packaged in separate jars for modular distribution
  * Improved error handling
  * More examples
  * Less bugs
  * Lots of other improvements

- James

James M Snell wrote:
> The Apache Abdera project is ready to let loose it's 0.3.0-incubating
> release.  The 0.3.0 branch was created a couple of weeks ago and has
> since undergone a solid review by both committers and users.  A number
> of issues were identified and fixed. The current candidate zips have
> received the requisite number of +1's to release.
> The 0.3.0-incubating release candidate zips are available for download
> at
> The one issue that might hold us up is the fact that we are shipping the
> bouncy castle jar.  As I've mentioned on a couple of other notes, it
> would not be difficult for us to soften the dependency on that jar and
> not ship it.
> - James

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