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From "Steve Loughran" <stev...@iseran.com>
Subject Re: JDK 1.1 support
Date Fri, 14 Mar 2003 02:02:17 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Costin Manolache" <cmanolache@yahoo.com>
To: <dev@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2003 16:53
Subject: Re: JDK 1.1 support

> Then let's figure out if we shouldn't drop JDK1.1 now.
>
> Is there any active committer that uses JDK1.1 ? Are any active committers
> that are willing to support 1.1 ? It seems pretty obvious that most of us
> don't - so it may be better to accept the fact.
>
> I'm +1 to maintaining support for 1.1 if at least one committer is willing
> to volunteer to support it ( and does it ).

1. what do we gain from dropping 1.1 support at this stage in ant1.6?

2. the advantage of announcing that ant1.6 is the last java1.1 version is
the announcement: it gives people time to get used to the idea.

Maybe we should ask the user community, not the dev mailing list.


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