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From Richard Hillegas <rhille...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Sunsetting support for Java 7
Date Sun, 06 Sep 2015 14:01:41 GMT
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On 9/5/15 8:02 AM, Richard Hillegas wrote:
> Please vote on the following proposed policy for supported platforms. 
> The polls close at 5:00 pm San Francisco time on Saturday September 12.
>
> A) The 10.12 release notes will tell users that 10.12 is the last 
> release which supports Java 7. Note that we have already agreed to 
> sunset support for Java 6.
>
> B) The 10.13 release will support Java 9 and 8 as well as Java 8 
> compact profile 2. After releasing 10.12, the development trunk will 
> no longer support Java 7.
>
> C) We expect that maintenance releases on a branch will continue to 
> support the same Java versions as the initial feature release cut from 
> that branch. We will document this on the wiki.
>
> Adopting this policy would result in the following changes to the 
> 10.13 trunk:
>
> I) Removing build support for Java 7.
>
> II) Purging user doc references to Java 7.
>
> We do not anticipate that this policy will require any changes to user 
> code.
>
>


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