14.8. Using JAXB

The Java API for XML Binding (JAXB) is potentially the most interesting of the JAX* family of APIs. It is also, unfortunately, the least ready for use. An early-access implementation has been made available through the Java Developer Connection Web site. The JAXB early-access release is not included in the current (Spring 2002) releases of the Java XML Pack or the Java Web Services Developer's Pack.

Based on feedback to this early JAXB release, the designers decided not to move forward with the current implementation, but to do a radical redesign and start over. Therefore, you should realize that the code in this section is merely to give an indication of how JAXB works and can be used. The actual code examples will not work ...

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