The Apache BVal project implements the Java EE Bean Validation 1.0 (JSR-303) specification and related extensions, and became a top-level project of the foundation on February 15, 2012.
No new releases.
BVal has experienced very little activity as of late. As time permits we have one team member working in the Commons community on a component that will help simplify BVal's code and, manpower being what it is, other BVal development has stalled awaiting the availability of this component (Commons [weaver], which will allow BVal to streamline/simplify the code it uses to operate in secured Java runtime environments).
Mailing list traffic continues to be minimal.
The Java Bean Validation specification v1.1 has been released last month; when BVal development resumes in earnest implementing this version of the specification is a top priority.
Nothing to report.
No concerns at present.
Nothing needed at the moment.