Could not found a class in Jira api

We are now develop and upgrade a plugin.This plug works with Jira 4.2.1 lib(jira4.2.1.jar), but failed to complie with Jira 4.5.1 API(Jira-api-4.4.5.jar) for some classes not longer exist.One of them is com.atlassian.jira.issue.RendererManager. But we could still found this class at http://docs.atlassian.com/jira/4.4.5/com/atlassian/jira/issue/RendererManager.html

Is there something wrong with the document or the API jar file?

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Hi Shuo Li,

The stable Jira API is a new feature of version 5.0 https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/JIRA+5.0+Release+Notes#JIRA50ReleaseNotes-javaapiimprovements

For version 4.x the API jar has been developed but it was fragile. You can use the com.atlassian.jira:jira-core:4.4.5 instead.

You can also give a try to use com.atlassian.jira:jira-api:5.0, after reading https://developer.atlassian.com/display/JIRADEV/Preparing+for+JIRA+5.0

The javadoc for Jira 4.x contains all the classes of the Jira API and Jira internals.

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