Our global CMS and content infrastructure amigos at Day Software have announced JSR 283, v2.0 of the Content Repository for Java Technology API, to the Java Community Process (JCP). JSR 283 picks up where JSR 170 left off by enabling large enterprises to manage digital content on a global level.In May, Day's CTO David Nuescheler was nominated for the JCP Program's Most Outstanding Spec Lead Award for his JSR 283 travails. "With JSR 283, we have added several substantial enhancements that will make it even easier for companies to simplify their repository architecture, increase efficiency and reduce cost," said Nuescheler. "JSR 283 adheres to the same general goal of JSR 170 - to produce a content repository API that provides an implementation-independent way to access content bi-directionally on a granular level." Improvements to JSR 170, or v1.0 of JCR, include: * Workspace and node-type management * Great access control management, and retention aspects of content or cross-repository aspects * Better interoperability within the content repository via new standardized node types like internationalization and meta information JSR 283 holds industry promise because the global CMS market is growing dramatically. With time, concerns over international scalability will grow increasingly salient. Learn more about this public review at the Day website. Expert Group members Include EMC, IBM, Interwoven, Open Text, and Oracle, among others.