Java News from Thursday, June 26, 2008

LG Electronics has posted the first public review draft specification of JSR-300 DRM API for Java ME. According to the draft,

This specification defines an optional JavaME package that enables applications to access DRM protected content on the device in a secure manner. This package can be used along with the Connected Limited Devices Configuration (CLDC) or Connected Devices Configuration (CDC). This specification defines generic APIs to access DRM protected content, abstracting the difference between the underlying DRM agent implementations a device might have. i.e. the DRM APIs are not tied to any specific DRM technology.

The features of DRM APIs are following:

Comments are due by July 21.

Sun's posted a maintenance release of JSR-252 JavaServer Faces 1.2. Changes seem to be extremely minor.