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From Issac Goldstand <mar...@beamartyr.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Formal deprecation of 2.0.x branch
Date Fri, 11 Nov 2011 19:42:57 GMT
-0

I DO want the EOL, but not until after 2.4 has a couple of GAs, if only
because folks might not update twice.

  Issac

On 11/11/2011 09:13, "Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group" wrote:
> +1 
>
> Regards
>
> Rüdiger
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: William A. Rowe Jr. 
>> Sent: Freitag, 11. November 2011 17:49
>> To: dev@httpd.apache.org
>> Subject: [VOTE] Formal deprecation of 2.0.x branch
>>
>> Stealing a plan executed by Colm for 1.3, I'd like to propose that
>> we set a two week window following committers' return-from-ApacheCon
>> to execute any backports "of general interest" and apply important
>> fixes/backports to pregsub allocation and non-absolute uri parsing.
>>
>> On approval of this plan, I would offer to introduce the EOL notices
>> (as we ultimately committed to 1.3), tag and roll 2.0.65 on Nov 26th
>> and we would potentially approve and release 2.0 'final' this month.
>>
>> And as we did with 1.3, we would start a 12 month clock to removing
>> 2.0.x pretty much in its entirety from the live httpd.apache.org site
>> and /dist/ mirrors (although still available from archive.a.o/dist/).
>>
>> Otherwise we will be developing towards 4 releases even beyond this
>> month, which seems excessive when the current stable has rendered
>> the prior version obsolete six years ago, on December 1, 2005.
>>
>>


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