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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Dropping JDK 1.2 support for Xerces-J (and possibly JDK 1.3? 1.4? in the future)
Date Tue, 11 Nov 2008 13:52:52 GMT
On 11/11/2008, Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org> wrote:
> +1 to dropping 1.2 support.

+1 to dropping 1.2

+0 to dropping 1.3

I think 1.4 support should be kept if possible for a while yet.

>  Please - be sure that the main website clearly lists the last release we
> think that Xerces worked on JDK version x.y.  Xerces is ubiquitous, and is
> used directly or within other products virtually everywhere.  While we don't
> need to spend developer time worrying about ancient JDK versions, we should
> make it clear where people who have to stay on legacy systems can get an
> appropriate release.

+1

>  I'd love it if we ensured that we feature a prominent link and host the
> download for the zip/targz plus it's key file for "the last known good
> Xerces with JDK x.y" as we drop support for earlier releases.
>

+1

>  Thanks for bringing the item up!
>
>  - Shane
>
>

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