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From Trustin Lee <trus...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] Moving to JDK 5.0
Date Fri, 23 Sep 2005 05:18:29 GMT
I agree with what Brett says here. :)

Trustin

2005/9/23, Brett Porter <brett.porter@gmail.com>:
>
> +1 for the server. Please consider differently for other consumable
> libraries (eg -naming probably should remain 1.3/1.4, I'm not sure
> about things like MINA).
>
> Before jumping in, I know this was discussed maybe 6 months ago -
> someone might like to dig in the archives and see if there were any
> cases against it that still hold.
>
> - Brett
>
> On 9/23/05, Alex Karasulu <aok123@bellsouth.net> 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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