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From Oliver Heger <ohe...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCEMENT] Commons Configuration 2.0-alpha1 Released
Date Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:25:24 GMT
The Apache Commons Team is pleased to announce the availability of
Apache Commons Configuration 2.0-alpha1.

The Commons Configuration software library provides a generic
configuration interface which enables an application to read
configuration data from a variety of sources.

This is the first alpha release for version 2.0 of Commons
Configuration. Version 2 is a major redesign of the Configuration API.
It breaks compatibility in many areas and, therefore, is not a drop-in
replacement for Commons Configuration 1.x. The main purpose of this
alpha release is to gather feedback from the community about the
reworked API. IT IS NOT YET PRODUCTION READY. It is expected that there
will still be some changes on the public API.

A full list of all changes can be found in the release notes at

There is also an upgrade guide available for users of version 1.x at

Source and binary distributions are available for download from the
Apache Commons download site:


When downloading, please verify signatures using the KEYS file available
at the above location when downloading the release. (Note: Because this
is an alpha version, we decided that it will not be distributed to Maven

For complete information on Commons Configuration, including
instructions on how to submit bug reports, patches, or suggestions for
improvement, see the Apache Commons Configuration website:


Oliver Heger, on behalf of the Apache Commons community

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