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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Thoughts about dropping support for 2.1.x......
Date Mon, 16 Nov 2009 19:12:29 GMT
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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