VTD-XML 2.7 is released and can be downloaded at http://sourceforge.net/projects/vtd-xml/files/ Below is a summary of what are the new features and enhancements. Expanded VTD-XML's Core API * VTDNav: toStringUpperCase, toStringLowerCase, contains(), endsWith(),and startsWith() * Extended VTD added in-memory buffer support Improved Xpath * added the following XPath 2.0 functions: abs(), ends-with(), upper-case(), lower-case() * added support for variable reference * significantly enhanced XPath syntax, checking error reporting * Internal performance tuning Bug fixes and Code Enhancement * C version significantly removed warning message, fix memory leak during Xpath expression parsing, * Various bug fies