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From robert burrell donkin <robertburrelldon...@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject Re: [logging] update docs to specify that java 1.1 is supported
Date Sun, 17 Apr 2005 18:22:41 GMT
On Sat, 2005-04-16 at 00:18 -0700, Brian Stansberry wrote:
> --- Simon Kitching <skitching@apache.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 00:02 -0700, Brian Stansberry

<snip>

> > > 3) Did a little archeology and it looks like JCL
> > 1.0.1
> > > was cut about a week before the AccessController
> > stuff
> > > was added.  So that's the last release that ran on
> > JDK
> > > 1.1.
> > 
> > Yep, that's how I read the CVS/SVN logs too. Version
> > 1.0.2 was JDK1.2
> > only.
> > 
> > There's no information I can find on whether the
> > change to drop JDK 1.1
> > was deliberate or not..
> 
> For odd reasons (see below) I was reading Bugzilla
> 10825, and in the bug's discussion thread there are
> comments made just a few weeks before the
> AccessController stuff was added that JDK 1.1.8
> compatibility was important.

the loss of support was accidental: i would definitely have -1'd the
release (which would have sunk it) had i know about the loss of java 1.1
support. (at the very least, the numbering rules mean that it should
have to have been released as JCL 1.1 or JCL 2 rather than 1.0.2.)

- robert


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