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History of Changes

Version 3.0.0 (2018-06-29)


  • use safe xml parsing - remove piccolo support
  • Java 6 is now minimum supported JRE


updateXMLBEANS-517use safe XML parsers
removeXMLBEANS-516remove unnecessary javax and org.w3c classes (breaks backwards compatibility)
removeXMLBEANS-515remove piccolo support (breaks backwards compatibility)
updateXMLBEANS-514make java 6 the lowest supported runtime (breaks backwards compatibility)
fixXMLBEANS-489fix for Cursor getAllNamespaces not returning default namespace
fixXMLBEANS-499xmlbeans2.6.0.jar contains duplicate class files (causes issues on Android)
removeXMLBEANS-447Drop the ConcurrentReaderHashMap source code
fixXMLBEANS-404entitizeContent CDATA loop iterating too many times (causes assertion error or ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in replace)
fixXMLBEANS-332XMLBeans changes surrogate pair bytes to question marks

Version 2.6.0 (2012-08-14)


updateAdd new xml option CopyUseNewSynchronizationDomain used for copy. This fixes the scenario when copy and access (ex. selectPath) are used in a multithreading environment.
updateEntitize \r when not in pretty print, this helps with maintaining \r entities.
fixValidation of integer value containing dot char.
fixFix chars in comments to avoid errors in IntelliJ under linux.
updateUpdate durations to latest spec.
fixCompiling schema that contains complex type with simple content that has facets defined in the base simple type
fixFix for Piccolo lexer when read method returns 0.
fixPreserve the CDATA bookmarks when copy from one xmlobject to another.
fixResizing circular buffer in saver's output stream implementation.
fixWhen not specifing type for a particle in derived schema type and when minOccurs is 0.
updateFixed error messages when contain base and derived type names.
updateIntroducing a default maximum entity replacement limit of 10kb, it can be controled by using the option XmlOptions.setLoadEntityBytesLimit.
fixFixed javadoc for inst2xsd and xsd2inst tools.
fixFix NPE in SchemaTypeImpl.getEnumJavaClass().
updateAdded multiple entry points and refactored code for xsd2inst code.
updateRemove org.w3c.dom files from xbean.jar.
updateAdd another xpath and xquery interface implementation.
updateAdd src/xmlinputstream classes* to xmlpublic.jar.
updateMake bootstrap run twice to avoid GUMP error emails.
updateXMLBEANS-396GML 3.1.1 generated code fails to compile.
updateXMLBEANS-412Fix for bug : Pattern facet regex requires dash - to be escaped.
updateXMLBEANS-414error cvc-complex-type.2.1: Element 'XXXX' with empty content type cannot have text or element content.

Version 2.5.0 (2009-12-14)


updateExit codes for InstanceValidator
updateDecimal precision handling fix in xsd2inst
updateXMLBEANS-350Option to perform additional, stricter Schema validation checks
updateupdated pattern for dayTimeDuration
updateExtended year min/max value limitations
updateSupport for date and time types with hour 24.
updateNOTATION built-in type
updateDocType fix when root element is changed
update"User types" feature - allows mapping of Schema simple types to custom user Java classes
updateXMLBEANS-381Nested enumeration type compilation error fix
updateDeadlock fix in generated impl setter simple and array
updateRequired attribute fix in streaming validator
updateMany other fixes and optimizations

Version 2.4.0 (2008-07-08)


updatePluggable XPath/XQuery engine support
updateUpgraded support for Saxon 9
updateAdded Schema compilation option to skip errors in case duplicate component declarations are encountered.
updateFiner grained support for CDATA
updateTool to generate XPath for a given cursor position in a document
updateadded more fine-grained control over XML to Java name mapping
updateAdd support for JVM-supported encodings
updateAdding XmlError codes
updateReplace static HashMaps with WeakHashMaps
updateXMLBEANS-309Warnings on Generated code
updateXMLBEANS-361invalid NaN comparisons
updateFix qname marshaling when empty namespace
updateVarious other bug fixes

Version 2.3.0 (2007-06-01)


updateImproved Saxon support, Saxon 8.8 became the recommended version
updateAdded options to control use of CDATA sections when saving to XML
updateAdded support for QNames in Schema annotations
updateAdded support for new encodings: UTF-16LE, UTF-16BE, CP936/GBK.
fixXMLBEANS-274overzealous whitespace cropping after parsing entities like &
fixXMLBEANS-276selectPath() with setXqueryCurrentNodeVar() option does not work for Saxon
fixsynchronization problem with array setters
fixXMLBEANS-209Saver$TextSaver.replace method throws java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException
fixXMLBEANS-290QNameSet generated by QNameSet.forArray(QName[]) can't be unioned with other QNameSets
fixXMLBEANS-291java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException when saving XML
fixXMLBEANS-275XQuery gives wrong result with Saxon 8.6.1
fixbug during generation of complex types with simple content
fiximproved error handling during loading of Schema type system
fixbugs in Duration serialization
fixRemove year zero from GDate, GDateBuilder and XmlCalendar per XMLSchema spec D.3.2

Version 2.2.0 (2006-06-23)


updateAllow polymorphism in Extension Interfaces Feature
updateFix for circular buffer in TextSaver
updateTuned synchronization for multithreaded validation
updateUpdated to the latest XMLSchema.xsd - January 25, 2006
updateBetter QName validation
updateFix insertion positions when using substitution groups with arrays
updateUpdated XmlBeans to work with SaxonB-8.6.1 in place of SaxonB8.1
updateFix for regex validation in multi-threaded, multi-processor environment
updateFix for schema compilation error when restricting complex type with simple content
updateImplemented XMLInputStream interface for saving a store
updateXQuery external variable binding support
updateVarious other bug fixes

Version 2.1.0 (2005-11-16)


updateFixed the issue whereby some IDEs would have problems with the TypeSystemHolder class being generated in the classes directory
updateBetter integration with Maven
updateImplemented support for ID/IDREF in DTDs via DOM's .getElementByID()
updateIntegrated a patch that makes XmlBeans work in a sandboxed environment
updateAdded the ability to control entitization of characters when saving documents
updateFixed issue with memory reclamation in multi-threaded environments, which was delayed too much so it could be mistaken for a memory leak
updateAdded numerous new test cases and performance tests
updateContinued improving performance, especially in the DOM support and XmlCursor areas
updateAdded column numbers support in our snapshot of Piccolo; validation and XMLSchema error reporting benefit from this and is of course usable from user code
updateLine/column number is now also available for end-tags
updateSolved a legal inconsistency surrounding our use of JSR173 APIs
updateFixed a lot of reported issues in various areas of the product

Version 2.0.0 (2005-06-30)


updatemany performance related changes, especialy in the DOM and Cursor areas
updaterewrite of the <xs:redefine> support
updateCompleted the implementation of Filer
updatenew documentation on xs:any, validation plus updates of the old docs
updatemany bug fixes, including perm gen memory bug

Version 2.0.0-beta1 (2005-02-24)


updatenew store implementation, including native DOM implementation
updatePiccolo is now the default parser.XmlOptions.setLoadUseXMLReader (XMLReader xmlReader) can be used when a diffrent parser is required.
updateSample xml generation from an schema file
updateNew failfast behavior for simple types, more consistent
updateEntityResolver is setable in SchemaCompiler
updateXPath 2.0 and Xquery support through Saxon
updatejava 1.5 generics for array properties added to generated source
updateSimplified working with substitution groups by adding XmlObject.substitute() method
update"-noVDoc" command-line option for scomp to skip validation of <xs:documentation> contents
updateuniform access to the getSourceName() method in Schema Object Model
updateCleaned up schema compilation APIs with a XmlBeans.compileXmlBeans()
updateAdded error codes and improved validation error messages
updateChanged .xsb format and loading strategy to improve performance
updateAbility to pass URLs instead of Files for Wsdl/Schemas
updateAdded option to pass in "##local" to -allowmdef
updateInst2xsd: support for xsi:nil and qname fix.
updateadding getCurrentElementSchemaType in Validator for finding schema types of elements with xsi:type attribute
updateadding ValidatingInfoXMLStreamReader for PSVI access on XMLStreamReaders
updateadded Location to streaming validation errors
updateInstance 2 schema tool
updateSupport for arbitrarily nesting <xsd:redefine>s
updateNew "schema bookmark" mechanism allowing one to tag user data on Schema Object Model entities
updateAdd ability for XmlSaxHandler to insert bookmarks while loading
updateAdded a diff utility that compares two jars (or directories) containing compiled Schema types
updateInterface and pre-post extensions
updateEnabled ValidatingXMLStreamReader to start validating from both current and next event in the XMLStreamReader
updateFunctionality to retrieve xml validation errors programatically
updateAdded saver options to not save xml decl
updateAdded ability to compile Schemas containing references to SOAP11 encoded arrays
updateselectChildren and selectAttributes for dynamic getters and some wildcard scenarios
updateLocation in ValidatingXmlStreamReader
updateAdded a wrapper over jsr173's XMLStreamReader
updateAdded support for default value in XMLStreamReaderExt interface and implementation
updateAdding typed value for QName case in the Validator
updateAdding an utility for validation of simple schema types
updateImproved the Validator to ofer PSVI info
updateExposed some of the XMLSchema validator functionality in the public interfaces
updateAdded support for XML Catalog, based on Apache Commons CatalogResolver
updateAdded XMLStreamReaderExt an extention of XMLStreamReader which alowes getting strongly typed java values from a stream
updateAdds support for annotations in XMLSchema
updateAdded JSR 173 support
updateperformance tests
updatevarious feature tests
updatesamples and documentation
updatepackaging, licencing changes