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From Malcolm Edgar <malcolm.ed...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Supported versions
Date Thu, 20 May 2010 10:45:34 GMT
+1

On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 7:00 PM, Andrus Adamchik <andrus@objectstyle.org> wrote:
>>> Are we advanced enough to have a formal policy of supporting two major
>>> versions of Cayenne? If so, something we should put on the web site?
>
> Absolutely. I think we do need a clear road map and a page on the website
> (not on wiki) listing what releases we support and what is the sunset date
> for the oldest of those. When closing the Jiras against discontinued
> releases, we need to make sure they do not affect newer releases, otherwise
> such jiras simply need to be rescheduled.
>
> Now the question of what we put on that road map. here are my thoughts:
>
> 1. Now: I think that while 1.2 and 2.0 are the same thing, it helps if we
> announce now that we stopped supporting 1.2. 1.2 adds to the effort of
> preparing a release, as it is done from SourceForge infrastructure. So lets
> encourage the upgrade.
>
> 2. Nearest future: I'd also like to discontinue support for 2.0.x at some
> point (maybe after we have a 3.0.1 maintenance out). The upgrade path to 3.0
> is rather trivial, so I don't see why we should keep it around. Also the new
> 3.1 doesn't support upgrade from 2.0, only from 3.0, so this is yet another
> reason to encourage people to upgrade now to avoid pain in the future.
>
> Evgeny, you committed a bunch of fixes to the 2.0 branch, so maybe you can
> give us your point of view on that. I am open to anything, including making
> a 2.0.5 before announcing 2.0.x sunset, or keeping it around longer, but if
> we have no good reasons to expect a 2.0.6, I'd rather we encourage our users
> to upgrade to 3.0.
>
> Andrus
>
>
> On May 11, 2010, at 2:17 PM, Michael Gentry wrote:
>>
>> 1.2 and 2.0 are the same release, though. Just different package spaces.
>>
>>
>> On May 11, 2010, at 5:08 AM, Aristedes Maniatis <ari@maniatis.org> wrote:
>>
>>> You'll notice that I tagged the 1.2 release on the site as "archived"
>>> that is to imply it is not going to get future updates. Should I close the
>>> Jira tasks associated with it and should we send out a formal announcement
>>> of the end of life of that version?
>>>
>>> Are we advanced enough to have a formal policy of supporting two major
>>> versions of Cayenne? If so, something we should put on the web site?
>>>
>>> Ari
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> -------------------------->
>>> Aristedes Maniatis
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>>
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