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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SpiderMonkey Version Support
Date Wed, 29 Jun 2011 20:48:44 GMT

On 29 Jun 2011, at 21:32, Randall Leeds wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 11:53, Dirkjan Ochtman <dirkjan@ochtman.nl> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 18:46, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
>>> Except if people have trouble installing / upgrading CouchDB, it leaves
>>> a bad taste. I'd rather not put users between a rock (1.7-based
>>> SpiderMonkey version) and a hard place (CouchDB only supporting 1.8.5
>>> and up)
>> 
>> Right. Also, if 1.2 takes a long time in coming (like some of the
>> previous releases), it would be nice if we'd get to use the state of
>> the art in JS sooner.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> 
>> Dirkjan
>> 
> 
> I'm going to go forward with the following plan:
> 1) Make trunk compatible with SpiderMonkey 1.7 again.
> 2) Leave 1.1.x alone.*
> 
> Let me know if this presents to anyone as egregiously offensive.
> 
> * I'm sorry if this annoys anyone, but I don't want to backport
> something that isn't a bug fix. That's just how it's going to be. 50%
> policy, 50% time.

This sounds like a good plan to me. 1.2 shouldn'tâ„¢ be taking forever.

Cheers
Jan
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