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From Antonio Gallardo <agalla...@agssa.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Drop JDK1.3 support after 2.1.10 release
Date Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:35:05 GMT
Joerg Heinicke escribió:
> On 17.12.2006 23:46, Andrew Stevens wrote:
>
>> Although this means the developers presumably won't be worrying about 
>> preserving 1.3 compatibility in future, if anyone else submits 
>> patches for it would these still get applied to the branch?
>
> That's how I would really like to see it is handled. That's also why I 
> refrained from the vote.
Here is a missing discussion before calling a vote. We may end the 
current discussion first and them call for a vote.

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo.

>
> I also find the way in the status.xml a bit too harsh: "the effort 
> [..] is no longer justified." Maybe a native english speaker can 
> reformulate a bit friendlier in the sense that we just don't have 
> enough man power to maintain the compatibility, but are willing to 
> apply provided patches. At the end not much changes to the current 
> situation, only the failures are less unexpected. And preserving 
> compatibility should not be so hard without active development.
>
> We also should think about splitting the shared blocks in the near 
> future! This removes some further compatibility requirements.
>
> Jörg


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