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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject [VOTE:RESULTS] Dropping Java 1.3 support for Apache XML Graphics (lazy vote)
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2007 08:54:03 GMT
No objections were recorded for this decision. So, this becomes
effective now. Obviously, Batik is free to finish the release of version
1.7 with Java 1.3 support still in place (just so there are no

Jeremias Maerki

On 22.10.2007 11:49:13 Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> Considering that we've already talked this to the ground, I would only
> like to wrap this up with a vote for record keeping. I propose this to
> be a lazy vote as it seems we have a major consensus here, i.e. there's
> a 72 hour period for anyone who hasn't spoken up, yet, to place a -1 (veto,
> explanation mandatory as always in such a case). If there are no vetoes,
> the following project decisions applying to the whole of the Apache XML
> Graphics Project become effective:
> * Support for Java 1.3 for the Trunk of all our subprojects is dropped.
> Java 1.4 becomes the new minimal Java level.
> * New releases from the main development branch (usually Trunk) will be
> made without support for Java 1.3. Java 1.4 becomes the new minimal Java level.
> * When Sun ends the end-of-life process for Java 1.4 next year we will
> restart the discussion about dropping support for Java 1.4 and instead
> going for Java 1.5.
> Thanks,
> Jeremias Maerki

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