Java News from Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Nokia has posted the second proposed final draft of JSR 264, Order Management API, to the Java Community Process. According to the draft,

The OSS/J Order Management API provides significant extension of the previous JSR-089 OSS Service Activation API (JSR-264 replaces previously defined OSS/J Service Activation API JSR-89, which will be deprecated when this JSR is released), specifically:

  1. Addition of orders capable of provisioning Products and Resources
  2. Ability to create and manage Work Orders (WO)
  3. Ability to create, accept and manage bulk orders
  4. Resolved positioning in relation to other OSS/J APIs (e.g.

The Big Faceless Organization has released the Big Faceless PDF Library 2.8.4. This release plugs a memory leak. The library costs $700 (more if you want support). The $1300 Extended Edition adds the AcroForms support, digital signatures, and the ability to import and edit and existing PDF documents.