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From Robert Munteanu <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Sling API version 3.0.0
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2018 15:39:51 GMT
On Mon, 2018-06-04 at 08:48 -0400, Jason E Bailey wrote:
> The major version change is from a release perspective. The only
> change to the versioning which OSGi uses is
> which went from 2.11 to 2.12
> Ioan brought up the issue as part of the pull request that the
> upgrade to jdk 8 is a significant change.  If someone is running
> sling on a jdk 7 environment then this release will be broken for
> them. I looked around at other Apache projects and there seems to be
> a trend that upgrades to JRE support results in a major release
> upgrade. 
> This would also allow support, if there was ever a need, to do a
> release for the jdk7 version after this release. 

This is not our current practice - we bumped versions from 5 to 6 and 7
without bumping major versions so I'd suggest we keep doing that. I
think the bigger suprise would be that we increase the major version
component without an actual breaking change :-)



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