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From Roger Hoover <roger.hoo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] KIP-118: Drop Support for Java 7 in Kafka 0.11
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:20:49 GMT
This is great.  Thanks, Ismael.

On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 7:35 AM, Grant Henke <ghenke@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Looks good to me. Thanks for handling the KIP.
>
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 8:49 AM, Damian Guy <damian.guy@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Thanks Ismael. Makes sense to me.
> >
> > On Fri, 3 Feb 2017 at 10:39 Ismael Juma <ismael@juma.me.uk> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I have posted a KIP for dropping support for Java 7 in Kafka 0.11:
> > >
> > >
> > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/KAFKA/KIP-
> > 118%3A+Drop+Support+for+Java+7+in+Kafka+0.11
> > >
> > > Most people were supportive when we last discussed the topic[1], but
> > there
> > > were a few concerns. I believe the following should mitigate the
> > concerns:
> > >
> > > 1. The new proposal suggests dropping support in the next major version
> > > instead of the next minor version.
> > > 2. KIP-97 which is part of 0.10.2 means that 0.11 clients will support
> > 0.10
> > > brokers (0.11 brokers will also support 0.10 clients as usual), so
> there
> > is
> > > even more flexibility on incremental upgrades.
> > > 3. Java 9 will be released shortly after the next Kafka release, so
> we'll
> > > be supporting the 2 most recent Java releases, which is a reasonable
> > > policy.
> > > 4. 8 months have passed since the last proposal and the release after
> > > 0.10.2 won't be out for another 4 months, which should hopefully be
> > enough
> > > time for Java 8 to be even more established. We haven't decided when
> the
> > > next major release will happen, but we know that it won't happen before
> > > June 2017.
> > >
> > > Please take a look at the proposal and share your feedback.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Ismael
> > >
> > > [1] http://search-hadoop.com/m/Kafka/uyzND1oIhV61GS5Sf2
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Grant Henke
> Software Engineer | Cloudera
> grant@cloudera.com | twitter.com/gchenke | linkedin.com/in/granthenke
>

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