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From mike matrigali <mikema...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Sunsetting support for Java 7
Date Mon, 07 Sep 2015 13:38:54 GMT
+1

On 9/5/2015 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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