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From Antonio Gallardo <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Drop JDK1.3 support after 2.1.10 release
Date Tue, 19 Dec 2006 00:44:49 GMT
Mark Lundquist escribió:
> On Dec 17, 2006, at 8:26 PM, Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>>> I would be voting -1 in behalf of unheard users.
>> Thanks Niclas, here we go: I vote -1 for the reasons stated above. 
>> Changing the user contracts is not fair.
> I'd say that you owe to users the chance to become "heard" by asking 
> on the users' list, and then users who choose to remain "unheard" do 
> not have standing.  If it turns out that nobody on the users' list 
> gives a rip about Java 1.3, then this whole thing is moot.  If users 
> *do* give a rip, then the answer might *still* be "too freakin' bad!"  
> What else?  "Bummer about Cocoon, they could never release 2.1.11 
> because they couldn't do it without 'changing the contracts' and there 
> were no resources to do the work to make it 1.3-compatible"?  If the 
> choice truly is between that and ending 1.3 compatibility, then screw 
> 1.3 and at least get out a final 2.1.  Remember, the previous 
> 1.3-compatible releases of Cocoon are not going to suddenly stop working.

Unheard user are users that are not on our user list. They may be more 
than we may suggest. As many people here we use a lot of other projects 
and we are not necesarily on the user list of the given project.

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo.

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