JavaTM Architecture for XML Binding
Release Notes

Specification Version: 2.0
Reference Implementation (RI) Version: 2.0 ea3

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This document contains information that should help you use this software library more effectively. See the JAXB FAQ for additional information.

The most up-to-date version of this document can be found on-line.

JavaTM 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SETM) Requirements

This release of the JAXB Reference Implementation requires J2SE 5.0 or higher.

Identifying the JAR Files

Use Description Jars
2.0 Runtime Jars required to deploy a JAXB 2.0 client jaxb-api.jar, jaxb-impl.jar, jsr173_1.0_api.jar
1.0 Runtime Jars required to deploy an older JAXB 1.0 client 2.0 Runtime + jaxb1-impl.jar

Using the JAXB Tools (XJC, SchemaGen, Ant tasks)

Locating the Normative Binding Schema

You may find information about the normative binding schema defined in the JAXB Specification at


Known Limitations of this Release

The following list summarizes the known limitations of this release of the JAXB Reference Implementation.

  • The JAXB 2.0 Early Access RI does not have support for 100% W3C XML Schema as required by the specification, but it will be present in the final FCS release. For a list of other limitations, please refer to the XML Schema page.

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$Date: 2005/06/17 18:55:58 $