Release Notes: This release adds support for all IANA encoding aliases which have a clear mapping to encodings recognized by Java, has fixes for degradations in DTD validation performance caused by the schema implementation, has support for setAttribute/getAttribute in JAXP, and adds two new parser properties which permit an application writer to associate schema documents with specific namespaces without relying on instance documents.
Release Notes: Added support for serializing/deserializing java.util.Maps. Removed non-threadsafe private variables from Servlets. Fixed a bug when deserializing nulls of type "ur-type", which are generated when the VectorSerializer finds nulls inside a Vector. Removed requirement of tag in deployment descriptor when using pluggable providers. Added a Troubleshooting table, and a link to it from the front page. Many other ammendments to code, and alterations to the Users Manual.