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From Nick Faiz <n...@atlassian.com>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] Moving to JDK 5.0
Date Fri, 23 Sep 2005 05:07:55 GMT
Hi Alex,

I remember this being discussed earlier on and can definitely see how 
useful the move to 1.5 will be.

Thanks for the roadmap - it looks really good.

Cheers,
Nick


Alex Karasulu wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> We intend in the next release to move to jdk 5.0 without backward 
> compatability with JDK 1.4.  This was a hard decision to make but some 
> features in jdk 5.0 are required for us to make ApacheDS LDAPv3 compatable.
> 
> Namely we are going to be using jdk 5.0 features for SASL support.
> We have drawn up a roadmap to reach a 1.0 release for ApacheDS by March 
> of 2006.  By that time we suspect the jdk 5.0 to be the standard JDK in 
> production.  Here's the roadmap btw:
> 
> http://docs.safehaus.org/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=2394
> 
> We will move this roadmap into the ASF JIRA as soon as we distill fine 
> grained tasks from it.  Please excuse the storm of JIRA issue movements 
> that will follow.
> 
> All those that want to use ApacheDS with 1.4 should use releases 0.9.2 
> and below.  0.9.3 is debatable but 0.9.4 will definately use 5.0 
> features and hence will be 1.4 incompatable.
> 
> Thanks,
> Alex
> 


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