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Jakarta SOAP with Attachments 3.0

Jakarta SOAP with Attachments defines an API enabling developers to produce and consume messages conforming to the SOAP 1.1, SOAP 1.2, and SOAP Attachments Feature.

New features, enhancements or additions

  • adds SOAPEnvelope.createName(String, String): Name method
  • extends SOAPConnection to implement
  • adds API to allow setting timeouts for set timeout for
  • editorial updates and clarifications in the specification

Removals, deprecations or backwards incompatible changes

  • removes deprecated SOAPElementFactory
  • does not allow null arguments in SOAPFault.createFault(String, String)
  • drops all references to JAXM
  • drops the search through Java SE instalation in the implementation lookup

Minimum Java SE Version

  • Java SE 11 or higher


Compatible Implementations


Release Review

The Specification Committee Ballot concluded successfully on 2022-03-11 with the following results.

Organization Yes No Abstain
Participant Members
Committer Members
Enterprise Members (Jun Qian)
Committer Members (Zhai Luchao)
Total 10

The ballot was run in the mailing list

Plan Review

The Specification Committee Ballot concluded successfully on 2021-05-10 with the following results.

Representative Representative for: Vote
Kenji Kazumura Fujitsu +1
Dan Bandera, Kevin Sutter IBM +1
Ed Bratt, Dmitry Kornilov Oracle +1
Andrew Pielage, Matt Gill Payara +1
Scott Stark, Mark Little Red Hat +1
David Blevins, Jean-Louis Monteiro Tomitribe +1
Ivar Grimstad EE4J PMC +1
Marcelo Ancelmo, Martijn Verburg Participant Members +1
Werner Keil Committer Members +1
Dr. Jun Qian Enterprise Members +1
Total 10

The ballot was run in the mailing list

Click on the specifications below to access the specification document, Javadoc, Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK), and compatible implementation for each release of the specification.

Platform and Profile Specifications

The Jakarta EE Platform and Profile specifications are the umbrella specifications for the individual specifications. The Jakarta EE Platform includes most of the individual specifications, while the Profile specifications include the individual specifications for developing web platforms and microservices architectures.

Individual Specifications

Each individual specification describes a standardized way of implementing a particular aspect of an enterprise Java application.

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