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From Glen Mazza <glen.ma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Thoughts about dropping support for 2.1.x......
Date Fri, 27 Nov 2009 20:33:06 GMT

+1 also (if it hasn't been decided yet.)

Glen


bimargulies wrote:
> 
> I'm +1 for turning off 2.1 support.
> 
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Daniel Kulp <dkulp@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>>
>> Question for everyone.....
>>
>> What are peoples thoughts about making 2.1.9 (in January) the last of the
>> 2.1.x line?
>>
>> 2.2.x will have been out for 10 months by then so users definitely should
>> have
>> had plenty of time to migrate.   2.2.x is generally a simple migration
>> from
>> 2.1.x.   I think most of the other major open source projects that were
>> tracking 2.1.x have already moved onto 2.2.x.   ServiceMix, Camel, JBoss,
>> etc...     The remaining projects that are using 2.1.x seem to be stuck
>> on
>> a
>> particular version (like Mule stuck on 2.1.3) and not "tracking" the
>> fixes
>> anyway.
>>
>> The main migration issue from 2.1.x to 2.2.x is the JAX-RS version (0.8
>> ->
>> 1.0).   However, we aren't fixing any of the JAX-RS issues on 2.1.x
>> anyway.
>> Thus, that's not a real reason.  If you are using JAX-RS, you definitely
>> want
>> the compliant implementation in 2.2.
>>
>> Anyway, making 2.1.9 the end of the line should then make it such that
>> when
>> 2.3 is ready (hopefully in Q1), we can just keep 2 fixes branches active.
>>
>> Thoughts?  Comments?
>>
>> --
>> Daniel Kulp
>> dkulp@apache.org
>> http://www.dankulp.com/blog
>>
> 
> 

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