It’s not just me because I found this post on MySQL forums -
In your release notes you mentioned that the binaries can be found here:
Unfortunately I am seeing an empty page there. Has this artifact ever
been uploaded somewhere?
MySQL MXJ Connector allows Java developers to easily and transparently embed MySQL database in a cross-platform manner in the installation package. Last release version 5.0.12 is available on maven mirror.
Has it just been discontinued permanently by Oracle? Although MySQL as an embedded database has limited functionality and SQLite is preferred, it makes sense to embed MySQL in some scenarios e.g. embedding database in a package which already targets MySQL.
Deskera uses MySQL MXJ connector in its standalone downloadable packages which are part of open source initiatives. MXJ 5.0.12 was released in July 2011 and will, in all probability, not receive any updates/fixes.