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From Michael Glavassevich <mrgla...@ca.ibm.com>
Subject Re: [POLL]: Dropping JDK 1.3 support for Xerces-J?
Date Fri, 09 Jul 2010 16:19:35 GMT
Mukul Gandhi <mukulg@apache.org> wrote on 07/09/2010 12:09:52 PM:

> Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org> wrote:
> > It would be helpful to have one last release using 1.3 with a big
> notice on the homepage so
> > people are prepared.
>
> I think it'll be just too tedious to have PsychoPath XPath engine
> (necessary for Xerces XML Schema 1.1 support) for JDK 1.3 as compliant
> as it's for JDK 1.5 (where we have almost 100% compliance to XPath 2.0
> spec).
>
> We already nearly have same XPath 2.0 compliance of PsychoPath engine
> for JDK 1.4 (where it's hugely better than, that for JDK 1.3 !).
>
> I think announcing the end of JDK 1.3 support for Xerces-J could be
> done via Xerces news portal, or perhaps via Xerces wiki as well :)

Remember, we are just talking about upgrading to JDK 1.4 on the XML Schema
1.1 branch for now (since there's an actual need for it). The main stable
release could still be built with JDK 1.3 for awhile longer.

> --
> Regards,
> Mukul Gandhi
>
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Thanks.

Michael Glavassevich
XML Parser Development
IBM Toronto Lab
E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com
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