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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: platform support proposal
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2005 04:39:03 GMT
Rick Hillegas wrote:

> Hi Derby users,
> 
> Sun will stop supporting jdk1.3 at the end of March, 2006 (see
> http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/index.jsp) and is encouraging customers to
> migrate their applications to supported platforms. Would anyone object
> if the next release of Derby (release 10.2) is the last release which
> runs on jdk1.3? Note that Derby 10.2 will still run on jdk1.4.x and
> jdk1.5.x and, I hope, on some flavor of the upcoming 1.6 jdk. Note also
> that long after jdk1.3 officially sunsets, users will still be able to
> download Derby 10.2 for use on that unsupported platform.
> 
> Is this acceptable? If not, how would you like to see Derby handle the
> sunsetting of jdk1.3 support?

FYI - some of the end of service dates for IBM's 1.3 vms go out to Sep 2007.

blackdown.org seemed to release a 1.3 in Jan 2005
http://www.blackdown.org/java-linux/java2-status/index.html

Note sure these would change any 10.2 Derby plan, but it's more data points.

Dan.



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