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(),
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 (Special
thanks to Mark Swanson)
* Internal performance tuning

Bug fixes and Code Enhancement

* C version significantly removed warning message, fix memory leak during
Xpath expression parsing,
* Various bug fies (Special thanks to Jon Roberts, John Zhu, Matej Spiller,
Steve Polson, and Romain La Tellier)