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From Wilson MacGyver <wmacgy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Stop maintaining 2.4.x?
Date Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:58:23 GMT
Calling it 3.0.0-jdk7 would reduce confusion and increase 3.0 adaption

On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 12:04 PM Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:

> On Mon, 2018-03-12 at 12:23 +1000, Paul King wrote:
> > 2.6 is just 3.0 backported to JDK7 (minus those features which don't
> > backport easily without a JVM8).
> > Most users should be skipping 2.6 and going straight to 3.0 which is
> > where
> > our focus should be ... soon.
> > 2.6 is meant to help people start moving towards Parrot who are stuck
> > on
> > JDK7. Given it has limitations
> > anyway, I wouldn't imagine we'd do anything more than a 2.6.0 release
> > -
> > unless other community
> > members contributed the PRs to advance it.
> >
>
> Sounds like it isn't a 2.6.0 at all then. Should it be called 3.0.0-
> jdk7 so as to reflect what it actually is?
>
> > >
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