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From Adrian Crum <adrian.c...@sandglass-software.com>
Subject Re: [CANCEL][VOTE] Release Commons CSV 1.0 based on RC1
Date Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:32:54 GMT
I would be inclined to leave Java 5 compatibility to the few (if any) 
people who still use it. They have access to the CSV source code and 
they can modify it to make it Java 5 compatible.

Adrian Crum
Sandglass Software
www.sandglass-software.com

On 7/13/2014 10:30 AM, Benedikt Ritter wrote:
> 2014-07-13 11:27 GMT+02:00 Adrian Crum <adrian.crum@sandglass-software.com>:
>
>> Why would we target Java 5? It is long past end-of-life.
>
>
> Well I don't have a strong preference here. The reason people bring up for
> targeting older Java versions is, to reach a broader user group. I'm fine
> with targeting Java 7.
>
>
>>
>>
>> Adrian Crum
>> Sandglass Software
>> www.sandglass-software.com
>>
>>
>> On 7/13/2014 10:12 AM, Benedikt Ritter wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> this vote it canceled to address the various issues identified. I'll need
>>> some time to work through the list, so I expect the next RC by mid of the
>>> week (help is always welcome ;-).
>>>
>>> Till then I'd like to hear comments regarding the Java version to target.
>>>   From what I've seen it looks like we can remove all the Java 6/7 stuff
>>> and
>>> target Java 5.
>>>
>>> Benedikt
>>>
>>> 2014-07-11 22:44 GMT+02:00 Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org>:
>>>
>>>     We have worked a long time on CSV and more an more people seem to be
>>>> using the SNAPSHOT since there is no stable release. Although we still
>>>> have
>>>> some outstanding issues regarding some corner cases and uncommon formats,
>>>> It feels like the API as reached a solid state. So I'd like to finally
>>>> release CSV 1.0.
>>>>
>>>>     CSV 1.0 RC1 is available for review here:
>>>>       https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/commons/csv/ (svn rev. 5829)
>>>>     (note that CSV can be build using Java 8.0, but the website cannot,
>>>> since the maven-findbugs-plugin is still uncompatible with Java 8.0)
>>>>
>>>>     Maven artifacts are here:
>>>>
>>>> https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/orgapachecommons-1039
>>>>
>>>>     Details of changes since we started with 1.0 are in the release notes:
>>>>       https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/commons/csv/RELEASE-
>>>> NOTES.txt
>>>>       http://people.apache.org/~britter/csv-1.0-RC1/changes-report.html
>>>>
>>>>     The tag is here:
>>>>       http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/commons/proper/csv/tags/
>>>> CSV_1.0_RC1/ (svn
>>>> rev. 1609779)
>>>>     N.B. the SVN revision is required because SVN tags are not immutable.
>>>>
>>>>     Site:
>>>>       http://people.apache.org/~britter/csv-1.0-RC1/
>>>>     (note some *relative* links are broken and the 1.0 directories are
>>>>     not yet created - these will be OK once the site is deployed)
>>>>
>>>>     Clirr Report:
>>>>      -- No Clirr report, since this is the first release --
>>>>
>>>>     RAT Report:
>>>>       http://people.apache.org/~britter/csv-1.0-RC1/rat-report.html
>>>>     (note that the files in src/test/resources are ignored by rat, since
>>>> they are used as test csv input   and test result specifications)
>>>>
>>>>     KEYS:
>>>>     http://www.apache.org/dist/commons/KEYS
>>>>
>>>>     Please review the release candidate and vote.
>>>>     This vote will close no sooner that 72 hours from now, i.e. after 2300
>>>> GMT 14-July 2014
>>>>
>>>>     [ ] +1 Release these artifacts
>>>>     [ ] +0 OK, but...
>>>>     [ ] -0 OK, but really should fix...
>>>>     [ ] -1 I oppose this release because...
>>>>
>>>>     Thanks!
>>>>
>>>> Benedikt
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~britter/
>>>> http://www.systemoutprintln.de/
>>>> http://twitter.com/BenediktRitter
>>>> http://github.com/britter
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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