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From Colm O hEigeartaigh <cohei...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Drop 2.3.x patches....
Date Wed, 25 Apr 2012 08:14:35 GMT
+1.

Colm.

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 3:15 AM, Jim Ma <mail2jimma@gmail.com> wrote:
> +1
>
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 9:38 AM, Willem Jiang <willem.jiang@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> It makes sense.
>> +1 for it.
>>
>>
>> On 4/25/12 2:30 AM, Daniel Kulp wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Just wanted to open up a discussion about dropping support for 2.3.x.
>>> 2.3.0 was release over 18 months ago.  Since then, 2.4.x was released
>>> over a
>>> year ago and 2.5.x  6 months ago. (and 2.6 last week).   Thus, there has
>>> been plenty of opportunity (a whole year) for people to upgrade to newer
>>> versions.
>>>
>>> Right now, we have 4 branches we're supporting (2.6(trunk)/2.5/2.4/2.3)
>>> and
>>> we're likely soon going to make a 2.6 branch and open up trunk for 2.7
>>> work
>>> adding yet another one.  Dropping 2.3 will simplify things a bit for us.
>>>
>>> The major "con" to it is that there are still a lot of folks using 2.3.x.
>>> According the Nexus stats of central, last month, 2.3.3 was still the
>>> second
>>> most downloaded version. (next to 2.5.2)   However, if they are on 2.3.3
>>> which was released over a year ago, they haven't been grabbing the latest
>>> patches anyway so producing more patches won't really matter to them.
>>>
>>> In any case, I'm think about doing one more 2.3.x release (2.3.11) which
>>> would be announced as the end of the 2.3.x line.    Obviously if any
>>> security issues pop up we can push another release in the future, but
>>> basically end the regular patch releases.
>>>
>>> Any objections or other thoughts?
>>>
>>>
>>
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