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From Peter Rossbach ...@objektpark.de>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL / POLL] Issue a de-support notice for Tomcat 4
Date Mon, 18 Feb 2008 19:08:08 GMT
+1
Peter


> On Feb 14, 2008, at 7:12 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
>
>> All,
>>
>> Tomcat 4 has been in maintenance mode for some time now with  
>> nearly all changes either updating libraries or fixing security  
>> bugs. I am happy to continue acting as release manager for as long  
>> as there are three +1s when there is a release.
>>
>> However, there will come a time when it makes sense to cease  
>> supporting Tomcat 4.1.x. Rather than just announce it, as we did  
>> for 5.0.x, I think we should try and give our users some notice to  
>> encourage them to move off 4.1.x and to give them time to plan the  
>> move.
>>
>> Therefore, my proposal is that we issue a de-support notice for  
>> Tomcat 4.
>>
>> The poll is what date we announce for the end of Tomcat 4 support.  
>> Around 12 months notice seems reasonable to me so I am going to  
>> suggest 30 June 2009. Do people think this is enough notice?  
>> Alternative suggestions welcome.
>>
>> The web pages would also need the appropriate updates.
>>
>> Thoughts?


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