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Version 2 is a major refactoring. The primary change is in the
underlying implementation which uses significantly less locking
and is therefore much better suited to high concurrency
environments. The API has also been made much more self-consistent
with a number of attributes changing name to clarify their
Version 1.6 adds generics based on the latest 1.5.x release, 1.5.7
at the present time. It requires Java 1.5.
Versions 1.3 through 1.5 depend at runtime only on a Java 1.3 or better JVM.
Version 1.2 depends at runtime on
Older releases are retained by the Apache Software Foundation but are
moved into a
special archive area.
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through anonymous SVN access.