The Java API for XML Registries (JAXR) is an attempt to provide a unified model of access to XML-based information stored in registries and repositories. The intention is that this will provide a standard API for such access to ease the development of applications that depend on this information.
At the time of writing, JAXR was still in progress through the JCP. As with any API still in development, some of the calls and mechanisms may change as it matures. Please check the latest JAXR information at the Sun Java Web site (java.sun.com).
The IBM WSTK classes and code you saw in the previous section are specifically targeted at UDDI access. As you know, UDDI is not the only XML-based Web ...