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From Olivier Lamy <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: EOL of 1.5 as minimum
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2013 23:18:49 GMT
2013/2/6 Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de>:
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> What are the big features and possibilities we gain from 1.6?
Honestly  I don't see any.
> Build systems are pretty late in the chain. We should still be able to build on systems
which are 2+ years old.
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> Is there a technical reason to restrict this or is it just that we don't actively support
it anymore (not doing IT, etc)?
Not really. It's just a pain to have 1.5 on a laptop :-).
The issue I have is we don't have animal-sniffer configured.
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> As comparison: we still supported 1.4 and older until not that far ago ;)
:-)
That's a periodic discussion we have so I try again.
The main features I'd like to use are more in 1.7.
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> LieGrue,
> strub
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>>________________________________
>> From: Baptiste MATHUS <ml@batmat.net>
>>To: Maven Developers List <dev@maven.apache.org>
>>Sent: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 10:31 PM
>>Subject: Re: EOL of 1.5 as minimum
>>
>>+1, bump to JDK6 minimum for Maven.
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>>2013/2/6 Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>
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>>> I think we should at least have a minor version bump on core to
>>> co-incide... Though I think calling it maven 4.0 might be better (that way
>>> we catch up with the model version ;-)
>>>
>>> On Wednesday, 6 February 2013, Olivier Lamy wrote:
>>>
>>> > Hi,
>>> > As we are now in 2013, it's probably time to think about that (again).
>>> >
>>> > Reading [1], even 1.6 won't be anymore updated after feb 2013.
>>> >
>>> > Can we say we are safe to go to 1.6 as minimum required ?
>>> >
>>> > NOTE: That will probably need a vote. So depending on how the thread
>>> > move, I will start a vote (or not).
>>> >
>>> > Thanks
>>> > --
>>> > Olivier Lamy
>>> > Talend: http://coders.talend.com
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>>> >
>>> > [1] http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/eol-135779.html
>>> >
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>>> --
>>> Baptiste <Batmat> MATHUS - http://batmat.net
>>> Sauvez un arbre,
>>> Mangez un castor ! nbsp;!
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