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From "Steve Loughran" <stev...@iseran.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] JDK 1.1 support
Date Wed, 19 Mar 2003 17:45:07 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Conor MacNeill" <conor@cortexebusiness.com.au>
To: <dev@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 22:45
Subject: [VOTE] JDK 1.1 support


> Hi,
>
> This is to formalize the discussions which have gone on on the dev and
user
> lists. Please indicate your vote. Everyone is free to vote but only
committer
> votes are binding.
>
> Ant 1.6 will require JDK 1.2 to compile and build. Releases from the 1.5
> branch will be the last to support JDK 1.1 compilation, including Ant
1.5.3
> and any subsequent maintenance releases. The ability to compile/build for
JDK
> 1.1 deployment continues to be supported in all releases.
>

+1

At the same time, I dont see a need to run into refactoring everything we
have today to move up to 1.2 support, 'just because we can'. It'll make it
that much harder to back port patches to the 1.5.x codebase


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