Release Notes: This release has passed automated system and unit level tests, but is not yet fully tested, debugged, or feature complete. It should not be used for production environments.
Release Notes: The Spring Framework is used for configuration and extensibility. Java-like error handling is supported with scoped handlers and user-defined error generation. The transaction scope was made more granular. Full XPath 1.0 support was added. Aliasing is done for user-friendly names of components. Flexible pooling options are available for data source connections. Batch processing enhancements were done. User defined variables were added. The core processing instruction set was expanded. Common tasks can be managed through JMX.