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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: requirements, dependencies, jdk...
Date Thu, 15 Nov 2007 22:26:24 GMT
sebb wrote:
> On 15/11/2007, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
>> Roland Weber wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I also think that changing the JDK requirement for HttpCore
>>> between the last alpha and first beta would be a case of
>>> very poor timing. Even if 1.3 compatibility becomes obsolete,
>>> there will always be mobile devices where the full J2SE is
>>> not available. We can reconsider the minimum requirements
>>> for HttpCore 4.1.
>>>
>>> For HttpClient, I don't care about the minimum JDK level,
>>> as long as you don't expect me to learn Java 5 over night :-)
>>>
>> Hi Roland
>>
>> I personally do not, but we may eventually find j.u.concurrent quite
>> useful in HttpConn.
>>
>> I suggest the following course of actions:
>> (1) I'll run a poll on the minimal JRE requirement on the user list
>> (2) if JRE 1.5 gets a simple majority of user votes, I'll call for a
>> formal vote on the dev list.
> 
> So if there are 201 replies, of whom 100 say they cannot upgrade to
> 1.5, the decision is to require 1.5?
> 

I would say yes, as it will take at least a year before HttpClient 4.0 
goes final.

> I think the vote needs to be significantly more than a simple majority.
> 

Would you be more comfortable with an absolute majority (2/3)?

Oleg

>> (3) simple majority of binding votes will finalize the decision.
>>
>> Does this sound all right?
>>
>> Oleg
>>
>>
>>> cheers,
>>>   Roland
>>>
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