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From Luc Maisonobe <Luc.Maison...@free.fr>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Can the next version major version of a project require Java6? (i.e. drop Java 1.5)
Date Tue, 06 Dec 2011 20:05:11 GMT
Le 05/12/2011 16:14, Christian Grobmeier a écrit :
>> [+1] Yes, you may release the next major release of JEXL3 with a Java6
>> requirement

+1

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> I think the maintainers of a component can decide on their own which
> jdk they want to support. If you want to support a newer Java with the
> next big major version of JEXL I give you my +1. For me a major
> version is allowed to break old rules and create new ones.

Agreed.

> 
>> PS: Is there a process to formally move a project from Commons to elsewhere
>> within Apache?

There is a general process for moving to attic, but I don't think this
is what you want. I think there is also a general process to become a
TLP. This is exactly what commons did some years ago, coming from Jakarta.

Luc

> 
> What exactly do you mean? Make JEXL a top level project or move JEXL
> to another toplevel project? Or something completley different?
> 
> To move JEXL out of here, i think you should make up a (good) proposal
> and vote on this list. I can imagine it would go to the incubator to
> build up an community. Anyway I tend to think a component should have
> a pretty good size to stand on its own.
> 
> Cheers
> Christian
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