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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: require infomation on tomcat 6.0 EOL and support
Date Sat, 01 Nov 2014 16:14:34 GMT
On 31/10/2014 03:50, Hareshbhai Desai,Vinaykumar (Vinaykumar) wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> As per my understanding tomcat 6.0 is EOL but it's not yet announced.

Nope.
http://wiki.apache.org/tomcat/TomcatVersions

> Generally EOL announcement to EOL timeframe would be 1 year.

Generally we do aim to give at least 12 months notice of EOL.

> That mean tomcat 6.0 support time frame would be minimum 1 yr from now.
> Just wanted to confirm that any security vulnerability found in this
> period then Apache tomcat will provide support of tomcat 6.

Generally, yes.

> Please correct me if my understanding is wrong.

Keep in mind that Tomcat committers are volunteers and a release
requires one of those committers to volunteer to do the release. So
while there has always been a volunteer to date, the ASF can offer no
guarantees of what will happen in the future.

Mark

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