Using JAXR for Registry Access
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 intent is that this will provide a standard API for such access to ease the development of applications that depend on this information.
A Generic Approach
Some registry APIs, such as IBM's UDDI4J, are specifically targeted at UDDI access. As you know, UDDI is not the only XML-based Web Service registry; the ebXML Registry and Repository also fills this role. In addition, there are various other XML-based registries that are used in different e-commerce frameworks. JAXR provides a set of generic APIs that work on a generic registry information model. Existing ...