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From Rick Curtis <curti...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Time to finally drop Java SE 5 support starting the 2.1 codebase?
Date Mon, 16 Aug 2010 17:46:07 GMT
+1 for removing support of 1.5 on trunk.

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 12:27 PM, Donald Woods <dwoods@apache.org> 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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