GNU WebSocket4J version 1.3 released

Written for GNU WebSocket4J by Marek Aaron Sapota on 2010-09-24

GNU WebSocket4J is a WebSocket protocol implementation in Java.

You can find more about GNU WebSocket4J here:
Release packages are available here:

What is new in GNU WebSocket4J 1.3:

- WebSocket4J is now part of the GNU project (

- License changed from GNU LGPLv3+ to GNU GPLv2 (or later) with linking
  exception (same license that is used by GNU Classpath project).

- New build system. GNU WebSocket4J now uses GNU Autoconf and GNU Automake, and
  can be installed by standard './configure && make && make install'.
  Additionally it can be installed in platform specific way for RPM and DEB
  based distributions.

- Documentation includes GNU WebSocket Reference Manual along JavaDoc.

- Sent and received messages are forced to use UTF-8 encoding, so it should work
  properly on platforms that have different default string encoding.

- Fixed bug when client didn't want to accept server's perfectly fine
  Status-line (fixes several compatibility issues with other WebSocket

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