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From Reinhard Poetz <reinhard_po...@yahoo.de>
Subject Ant: Re: CoWarp (was Re: svn commit: r232855...)
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2005 07:03:19 GMT

--- Joerg Heinicke <joerg.heinicke@gmx.de> schrieb:

> On 17.08.2005 11:22, Andrew Stevens wrote:
> 
> > Although as a mere user my vote probably doesn't
> count,
> 
> It's a so-called non-binding vote, but your opinion
> is important though.
> 
> > from my 
> > perspective I'm extremely grateful that Cocoon
> still supports 1.3 and 
> > hope that remains the case for the 2.1.x releases.
>  Our production 
> > servers are running Websphere 5.0.x, which only
> has JDK 1.3.1, and 
> > aren't likely to upgrade in the short term (a
> combination of internal 
> > bureaucracy and the amount of testing involved for
> all the other apps 
> > running on those servers).  So if 2.1.8 drops
> support for 1.3, I'll 
> > probably have to stick at 2.1.7 for our team's
> app; either that or drop 
> > Cocoon altogether and migrate to the "company
> standard" (proprietary) 
> > framework, which I've managed to hold out against
> up till now ;-)
> > 
> > Besides, wouldn't something like that justify a
> bigger change in version 
> > number i.e. if you're going to drop it, do it in
> 2.2?
> 
> Yes, definitely. Such an important incompatibility
> would need a minor 
> version number update IMO instead of just on the
> patch level. The change 
> to Java 1.4 was already decided for Cocoon 2.2. I
> would not like to see 
> Java 1.3 support been dropped for Cocoon 2.1.x. If
> it is just an issue 
> for the library update we simply don't need to
> update each library to 
> each version.
> 
> Joerg

I fully agree with you Jörg. If we make JDK 1.4 a
requirement for Cocoon, then the next version should
be 2.2 and not 2.1.8.

--
Reinhard



	
		
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