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From Phil Steitz <phil.ste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] Switch to JDK 1.4 in a minor release - was: [configuration] Minimum required JDK version
Date Thu, 24 Dec 2009 20:01:20 GMT
Oliver Heger wrote:
> Thanks for the feedback so far. However, before taking concrete actions
> I would like to put the question again in a broader scope.
> 
> The question is: Is it okay for a component to change its minimum
> required JDK from 1.3 to 1.4 in a minor release?

We are about to do this in dbcp 1.3/1.4.  We did talk about it a
while back and came to pretty much the same conclusion below.

I am +1 on allowing components to drop 1.3 support in a .x release.

Phil
> 
> I just want to make sure that there are no vetos when it comes to the
> next release.
> 
> Oliver
> 
>> Oliver Heger wrote:
>>
>>> Currently the 1.x version of [configuration] requires JDK 1.3. I wonder
>>> whether it makes sense to switch to JDK 1.4 instead.
>>>
>>> I used to think that a switch of the minimum JDK version was only
>>> possible for a major release. However, JDK 1.3 reached its EOL so long
>>> ago that this should not be an issue now.
>>>
>>> Also, JDK 1.4 would make some things easier for us. For instance, we
>>> could drop some XML-related dependencies. And we would not have to test
>>> a release on a JDK 1.3.
>>>
>>> Are there any objections?
>>
>> +1, go ahead
>>
>> - Jörg
>>
>>
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