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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Windows developent plan
Date Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:02:21 GMT
Hi -

What version of Java we use is a concern on Mac and Linux too. This discussion needs separation
from a Windows development discussion. This could be a candidate for your “Agile Board”
demo. Research and project wide informed decisions are needed.

Regards,
Dave

> On Feb 19, 2018, at 1:59 AM, Peter Kovacs <petko@Apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Interessting! Should be our goal that our Java Code works on Java 8 and 9 environments?
> 
> I understand the bug https://bz.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=123427 that it is a request
for MSI only installer.
> 
> We could build such a installer with the Wix framework. Any objections?
> 
> I have updated the points on the Point of Interest page in CWiki.
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=67633711
> 
> 
> On 19.02.2018 10:40, Torokhov Sergey wrote:
>> Please, note that Java 9 is not LTS release and it's support ends in March of 2018!
:
>> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/eol-135779.html
>> 
>> while Java 8 will be supported at least untill January 2019 and December 2020:
>> 
>> See "End of Public Updates for Oracle JDK 8" section for link above:
>> 
>>>> End of Public Updates for Oracle JDK 8
>>>> As outlined in the Oracle JDK Support Roadmap below,
>>>> Oracle will not post further updates of Java SE 8 to its public download
sites for commercial use after January 2019.
>>>> Customers who need continued access to critical bug fixes and security fixes
>>>> as well as general maintenance for Java SE 8 or previous versions can get
long term support through Oracle Java SE Advanced,
>>>> Oracle Java SE Advanced Desktop, or Oracle Java SE Suite.
>>>> All other users are recommended to upgrade to the latest major releases of
the Oracle JDK or OpenJDK.
>>>> Oracle does not plan to migrate desktops from Java 8 to later versions via
the auto update feature.
>>>> Individuals who require Java SE for non-corporate desktop use will continue
to receive updates through at least December 2020
>> Also note that Java 10 also is not LTS release that will be supported untill September
2018.
>> So migrate to java 9 or 10 has no sense.
>> 
>> 
>> 19.02.2018, 11:55, "FR web forum" <oooforum@free.fr>:
>>> MSI feature will be great:
>>> https://bz.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=123427
>>> Provide MSI package for easy deployment
>>> 
>>> My 2 ct. too
>>> 
>>> ----- Mail original -----
>>>>  De: "Peter Kovacs" <Petko@Apache.org>
>>>>  À: "dev" <dev@openoffice.apache.org>
>>>>  Envoyé: Mercredi 7 Février 2018 22:13:58
>>>>  Objet: Windows developent plan
>>>> 
>>>>  Hi all,
>>>> 
>>>>  I would like to bring up 2 future issues we will have.
>>>>  # Java : Soon Java 8 will run out of support. Do we need to "migrate"
>>>>  to
>>>>  9 for 4.2.0?
>>>> ...
>>>>  3) upgrade code base to Java 9
>>>> 
>>>>  ?
>>>> 
>>>>  We need to make a plan, any further thoughts?
>>>> 
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