Java News from Thursday, May 6, 2004

Sun's posted a maintenance draft review for Java Specification Request 151, the J2EE 1.4 Specification. Only one change appears to be suggested. Specifically it allows containers to run without security managers.

The Apache Jakarta Commons Team has released Commons Net 1.2.1 (formerly known as ORO NetComponents), an open source (Apache license) suite of internet protocols implemented in Java including Finger, Whois, TFTP, Telnet, POP3, FTP, NNTP, SMTP, Time and Echo. 1.2.1 is now compatible with versions of Java prior to 1.4.