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From Guillaume Nodet <gno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discussion] OSGi Release 5 specification and Karaf versions
Date Thu, 15 Mar 2012 15:51:37 GMT
And I think the time between 2.2 and 3.0 is way too long and I'd like to
have more smaller releases than targeting major releases, especially if
they are compatible.

On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 16:48, Guillaume Nodet <gnodet@gmail.com> wrote:

> Karaf is not really tied to the osgi version used underneath, especially
> as they are backward compatible and I don't think upgrading the underlying
> OSGi container warrant a new major release which is very painful for
> downstream projects.  I think a Karaf 3.1 would be sufficient for including
> the new osgi version.
>
> Ftr, I'm still thinking about create a 2.3 branch in the near future to
> backport some new features that came into 3.x, including the upgrade to
> osgi 4.3 to the 2.x branch, but leaving all disruptive features around the
> maven plugin, subshells, command renaming, etc...
>
> Just my 2 cents.
>
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 16:01, Jamie G. <jamie.goodyear@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> As there is already some discussion surrounding the next major OSGi
>> core specification, in anticipation I think we should consider adding
>> to our project Jira a place holder for Karaf version 4.0.0.
>>
>> Version 4.0.0 of Karaf would be for Karaf centring around OSGi R5.
>> Karaf 3.x currently is centred on OSGi 4.3, while Karaf 2.x continues
>> to focus on OSGi R4.2. I believe having this roadmap would help make
>> the forward progress of Karaf a little clearer to our users.
>>
>> The above being said, our community focus is still on Karaf 3.0.0. I
>> think just having a version place holder in Jira now will allow us to
>> enter issues related to OSGi R5 when required.
>>
>> Any thoughts?
>>
>> [1] http://www.osgi.org/blog/
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Jamie
>>
>
>
>
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