Daily Roundup – Apache Edition
First Milestone of New Apache James Server 3.0
Apache POI 3.7 Extends Support
Apache POI version 3.7 has been announced. Apache POI is a Java library for working with Microsoft Office documents. With this release, POI supports reading aes-encrypted/write-protected ooxml files, and Java 1.5 in auto-generated xmlbeans for ooxml schemas. There is also early support for autofilters, and for themes for ooxml format. Border codes in HWPF, processing of symbols in HWPF and sections in Word 6 and Word 95 files, are all now supported.
First Milestone of New Apache James Server
The first milestone of Apache James Server 3.0 has been released. Apache James Server is a pure Java enterprise mail server that also serves as a mail application platform. It supports the SMTP/LMTP, POP3, and IMAP4 protocols. This milestone features full IMAP support and fastfail support, and improved mailing list capabilities. It can be downloaded now.
Apache Tomcat Connectors 1.2.31 Moves Maintain Workers
The Apache Tomcat team have released Apache Tomcat Connectors version 1.2.31 stable. In this release, the maintain workers have been moved outside the critical section, which will allow other threads to use the connection pool during maintenance. Apache 2.3/2.4 is now supported, in addition to a list of bug fixes.
Bug Fixes All Round for Apache Jackrabbit
Apache Jackrabbit 2.0.3 and Apache Jackrabbit 2.1.2 are out now. Both are bug fix releases. Version 2.0.3 is fully compatible with the earlier 2.0.x releases, and 2.1.2 is fully compatible with the earlier 2.1.x releases. Please see the issue tracker for more information on the relevant bug fixes.