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- ANNOUNCE: Ice 2.1 released
- Michi Henning
March 10, 2005, 8:05 pm
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we've just released a new version of Ice, with nice new goodies and
even better performance. Here is the official announcement. Enjoy!
PS: For those not in the know, Ice is a middleware platform
similar to (but far better than) CORBA. Have a look at
the links below for more info.
Michi Henning Ph: +61 4 1118-2700
ZeroC, Inc. http://www.zeroc.com
ZeroC, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of the Internet
Communications Engine (Ice), version 2.1.0.
Changes in Ice since version 2.0.0 include:
An implementation of IceSSL for Java.
Support for bi-directional connections without using a router.
A fast and lightweight new file patching service, IcePatch2.
Many performance improvements.
Easy RPM installation for Linux.
Improved Windows installer.
Numerous other improvements and bug fixes.
For a detailed description of Ice, please have a look at
http://www.zeroc.com/ice.html . For a comparison of Ice and CORBA, please
see http://www.zeroc.com/iceVsCorba.html .
In addition to traditional proprietary licensing models for commercial
customers, Ice is also freely available as Open Source under the terms
of the GNU General Public License (GPL). You can download the complete
Ice source and documentation from http://www.zeroc.com/download.html .