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From Christian Schneider <ch...@die-schneider.net>
Subject Re: [Discussion] OSGi Release 5 specification and Karaf versions
Date Thu, 15 Mar 2012 16:29:16 GMT
+1

Christian

Am 15.03.2012 16:51, schrieb Guillaume Nodet:
> And I think the time between 2.2 and 3.0 is way too long and I'd like to
> have more smaller releases than targeting major releases, especially if
> they are compatible.
>
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 16:48, Guillaume Nodet<gnodet@gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> Karaf is not really tied to the osgi version used underneath, especially
>> as they are backward compatible and I don't think upgrading the underlying
>> OSGi container warrant a new major release which is very painful for
>> downstream projects.  I think a Karaf 3.1 would be sufficient for including
>> the new osgi version.
>>
>> Ftr, I'm still thinking about create a 2.3 branch in the near future to
>> backport some new features that came into 3.x, including the upgrade to
>> osgi 4.3 to the 2.x branch, but leaving all disruptive features around the
>> maven plugin, subshells, command renaming, etc...
>>
>> Just my 2 cents.
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 16:01, Jamie G.<jamie.goodyear@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> As there is already some discussion surrounding the next major OSGi
>>> core specification, in anticipation I think we should consider adding
>>> to our project Jira a place holder for Karaf version 4.0.0.
>>>
>>> Version 4.0.0 of Karaf would be for Karaf centring around OSGi R5.
>>> Karaf 3.x currently is centred on OSGi 4.3, while Karaf 2.x continues
>>> to focus on OSGi R4.2. I believe having this roadmap would help make
>>> the forward progress of Karaf a little clearer to our users.
>>>
>>> The above being said, our community focus is still on Karaf 3.0.0. I
>>> think just having a version place holder in Jira now will allow us to
>>> enter issues related to OSGi R5 when required.
>>>
>>> Any thoughts?
>>>
>>> [1] http://www.osgi.org/blog/
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Jamie
>>>
>>
>>
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>
>


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Christian Schneider
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Open Source Architect
Talend Application Integration Division http://www.talend.com


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