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From Oliver Heger <oliver.he...@oliver-heger.de>
Subject Re: [ALL] Switch to JDK 1.4 in a minor release - was: [configuration] Minimum required JDK version
Date Sat, 26 Dec 2009 18:55:11 GMT
Thanks.

So it seems we all agree :-)

Oliver

Henri Yandell schrieb:
> Seems fine to me.
> 
> On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Oliver Heger
> <oliver.heger@oliver-heger.de> 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?
>>
>> 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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