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What Is SAAJ (SOAP with Attachments API for Java)?
This section describes what is SAAJ (SOAP with Attachments API for Java) - a standard Java API that supports SOAP 1.2 and SOAP Attachments Feature.
What is SAAJ (SOAP with Attachments API for Java)? SAAJ is a standard Java API to produce and consume messages conforming SOAP specifications.
SAAJ specification was developed following the Java™ Community Process (JCP2.1). Comments from experts, participants, and the broader developer community were reviewed and incorporated into this specification.
SAAJ Specification version 1.1 was a maintenance release of the Java™ API for XML Messaging (JAXM) 1.0 specification. JAXM 1.0 was the final deliverable of JSR067 Expert Group (EG).
SAAJ Specification version 1.2 incorporated changes of JSR067 accepted on 15 April 2002 and 23 April 2003.
SAAJ Specification version 1.3 incorporated changes of JSR067 accepted on 17 Oct, 2005.
SAAJ Specification is represented as interfaces and classes defined in the Java package: javax.xml.soap.*.
The latest specification version, SAAJ 1.3, supports the SOAP 1.1, and SOAP 1.2 specification and the SOAP Attachments Feature.
The latest Reference Implementation release, SAAJ 1.3.4, requires Sun's JDK/JRE 1.5 or later.
For more information on SAAJ, visit https://saaj.dev.java.net/.
Last update: 2009.
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