Like any other software standard, OSGi moves slowly toward achieving consensus among the various people that make up its working group. In this post, Erick Newcomer writes about what's new in the world of OSGi with Release 4.2 and what is expected in future releases. Read Erick Newcomer's post 'R4.2: Next release of OSGi, and what's next': http://modualrit.blogspot.com/2009/07/r42-next-release-of-osgi-and-whats-next.html