What are you talking about, is JBossWS a real project? If that is the question, then obviously its real as it has passed the j2ee 1.4 web services certification. Axis happens to be used internally but its been heavily modified and there is an extensive layer on top of it for the j2ee 1.4 features.
Sorry if that sounded weird. I was asking about JIRA. The wiki entry for WS says
The JBossWS implementation currently builds on Apache Axis as the underlying web service framework. This dependency is going to be replaced by JBoss' own soap stack. See the JBossWS JIRA project for the current status and TODOs.
I was just trying to figure out how to get started with JBoss WS.
The jira tasks Thomas is talking about are on our internal jira site. We are migrating sourceforge and the existing jira issues to a public jira site currently. Once that is complete then all will be clear.
Sorry folks, there is a bit of confusion here. As Scott says, JBossWS is our current J2EE-1.4 compatible web service implementation. It uses Axis, which is an implementation detail that will be removed. Currently, I am in the process of redesigning/rewriting JBossWS. The public JIRA project is about that rewrite of JBossWS. The new codebase is in package org.jboss.ws in module webservice and not yet included in the jboss distributions.
Help is welcome!