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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
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 09:50:21 GMT
On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 10:45 AM, henrib <henrib@apache.org> wrote:
>
> Matt Benson-2 wrote
>>
>> Maybe the right approach is to start with Java 6, then whoever likes to
>> can
>> investigate how much work it would take to restore Java 5
>> compatibility.
>>
> Seems like a reasonable proposal to me; it means Java 1.5 is a "nice to
> have" feature - not a "must have" - feature as it currently stands.
> If someone needs a Java 1.5 backport, he can contribute to the project by
> doing so. Do-ocracy at work.
> Fair enough?

+1
Exactly that is what I wanted to express. Looks like I can't express very well.

Cheers
Christian

> Cheers
> Henrib
>
> PS: may be at the process/Commons level, we could introduce another category
> for of our projects.
> Instead of the current 3 "Proper, Sandbox, Dormant", something like "Stable
> (1.5-able), Proper, Sandox, Dormant" or "Modern, Proper (1.5 able), Sandbox,
> Dormant". So new versions can go "modern" till the need arise & a
> contribution is made for a "stable" version. Just a thought...
>
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