(subject line fixed, use...@jackrabbit.apache.org included)
the 2.4 branch hasn't seen a lot of activity lately, and is the last
branch to support Java 5.
I'm planning to do one more release (2.4.8) later this summer, and then
to officially end-of-life it.
Users of 2.4 who can move to Java 7 should switch to the latest stable
release of 2.14.
Users of 2.4 who still are on Java 6 can switch to the latest release of
What it'll mean in actual actions:
- link will be removed from the download page
- news will be posted on the homepage
- [announce] will be sent to jr-user, jr-dev, oak-dev
- branch and tags WILL stay there
If you have any concerns speak out.
Best regards, Julian