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From Adam Walz <a...@adamwalz.net>
Subject Re: Do we want to pursue an LTS designation?
Date Wed, 13 Nov 2019 20:15:45 GMT
It looks like solr 7.7.x is currently designated as the LTS version on the
website. https://lucene.apache.org/solr/downloads.html

On Wed, Nov 13, 2019 at 11:36 AM Erick Erickson <erickerickson@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I have zero interest in having an LTS “policy” that requires any further
> commitment of my personal time to random people who ask for it but aren’t
> willing to pay. I consider my non-paid work to Solr a _volunteer_ activity,
> not something anyone has a right to demand as “support”, long-term or
> otherwise.
>
> Best,
> Erick
>
> > On Nov 13, 2019, at 12:34 PM, Shawn Heisey <apache@elyograg.org> wrote:
> >
> > We've had somebody on the Solr mailing list asking questions about our
> LTS version.
> >
> > The thing about this is that we don't really HAVE an LTS version.  Our
> major version release pace and the way we deal with older branches mean
> that a single major version branch is never in a given state for long
> enough to really qualify as "long term".
> >
> > The 7.x branch is in maintenance mode, so most problems that people
> encounter with it will only be addressed in a future 8.x version.  In my
> mind, that means it doesn't qualify as LTS.  The current stable branch is
> always getting new features, which I think disqualifies that branch for the
> LTS label.
> >
> > The tomcat project has an interesting way of determining when support
> ends.  Here's a message outlining it:
> >
> > https://markmail.org/message/6wycxatwzwycmf43
> >
> > My question is:  Do we want to change what we do here, or are we happy
> with the current model?  If we did change it, I'm not completely sure what
> that would look like.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Shawn
> >
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