Robert Burrell Donkin | 2 Sep 09:18 2009

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Apache James 2.3.2 Released

The Apache James Project is pleased to announce the 2.3.2 release of
Apache James, a Java based open source enterprise email and news server.
This is a compatible, bug fix release from the stable branch and is
recommended to all users of 2.x servers. For more information, see the
release notes

Binary and source releases can be downloaded from

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organizational, legal, and financial support for a broad range of Open
Source software projects. The Foundation provides an established
framework for intellectual property and financial contributions that
simultaneously limits contributors' potential legal exposure. Apache
projects use a collaborative and meritocratic development process to
deliver freely available software products under the pragmatic Apache

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About The Apache James Project

The Apache James Project develops a rich set of open source modules and
 libraries, written in Java, related to internet mail and news which
build into an advanced enterprise mail server.

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Phil Steitz | 24 Sep 03:53 2009

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Apache Commons Pool 1.5.3 Released

The Apache Commons team is pleased to announce the release of
version 1.5.3 of Commons Pool.  Commons Pool provides a general
purpose object pooling API, an implementation toolkit and some pool

Version 1.5.3 is a patch release including a fix for a regression
introduced in version 1.5.
Source and binary distributions are available for download from the
Apache Commons Pool download site:

Please verify signatures using the KEYS file available at the above
location when downloading the release.

For more information on Apache Commons Pool, visit the Pool home page:

Feedback, suggestions for improvment or bug reports are welcome via
the "Mailing Lists" and "Issue Tracking" links here:

Phil Steitz
- On behalf of the Apache Commons community
Yegor Kozlov | 29 Sep 07:33 2009

[ANNOUNCE] Apache POI 3.5 Released

  The Apache POI team is pleased to announce the availability of POI 3.5.

  Apache POI is well-known in the Java field as a library for reading and
  writing Microsoft Office file formats, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and
  Word. With POI 3.5, it supports the new OOXML (Office Open XML) formats
  introduced in Office 2007. See for more details

Release Highlights:

   POI-SS - Java API To Access Microsoft Excel Format Files
   * This common interface allows access to HSSF (binary file format,
      .xls) and XSSF (ooxml file format, .xlsx) in the same way

   POI-XSSF - Java API To Access Microsoft Excel 2007 OOXML Format Files
   * full implementation of high level POI-SS interface
   * text and embedded data extraction supported
   * low level, low memory parsing supported
   * full support for formula evaluation

   POI-XWPF - Java API To Access Microsoft Word 2007 OOXML File Formats
   * text and embedded data  extraction supported
   * partial implementation of high level usermodel API
   * partial support for custom XML mappings

   POI-XSLF - Java API To Access Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 OOXML Format Files
   * text and embedded data  extraction supported

In addition, POI 3.5 includes many new features, bug fixes and optimizations over POI 3.2.
  You can find the full list of changes here:

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