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From Donald Woods <dwo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Time to finally drop Java SE 5 support starting the 2.1 codebase?
Date Fri, 20 Aug 2010 19:57:36 GMT
OK, I finally got a release:perform to complete, but the staged site and
binary assembly didn't include a full set of combined Javadocs, so I'll
have to rollback and try again.....

-Donald


On 8/16/10 1:27 PM, Donald Woods wrote:
> OK, I know we've had this discussion for the 2.0 release, but now that
> you cannot receive free support updates to Sun/Oracle Java SE 5, I don't
> see why we would continue supporting it in the trunk code that will
> eventually become the 2.1 release.  It is definitely a headache to
> continue building with 1.6 but support 1.5 for runtime and verify it by
> running our JUnits on 1.5.  Also, we have the 2.0.x branch to support
> 1.5 users, so the debate about not allowing 1.5 users to move up to JPA
> 2.0 support no longer applies.
> 
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> -Donald
> 
> 

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