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From Adrian Crum <adrian.c...@sandglass-software.com>
Subject Re: releases
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:26:13 GMT
On 1/6/2012 1:04 PM, Erwan de FERRIERES wrote:
> 2012/1/6 Adrian Crum<adrian.crum@sandglass-software.com>:
>> As has been mentioned many times on this list, the EOL concept does not fit
>> well in an open source community. As long as users are using 4.0 and are
>> willing to provide patches, etc, then there is no need to remove it. In
>> other words, older releases are perfectly capable of dying a natural death,
>> so there is no need for us to do anything.
> tomcat is having one for 5.5: http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-55-eol.html
> What I meant was to make an official message, saying nor support nor
> patchs are likely to happen on this version. Unless this is
> contributed.

Why would you say that? Are you speaking on behalf of everyone in the 
OFBiz community?

Are you absolutely sure that no one will ever commit a 4.0 patch ever 
again? If not, then why say anything? What has changed?

 From my perspective, we don't need an official message. Or any other 


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