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Re: Neon 0.24.x Support

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2006-09-12 14:39:29 CEST

On Mon, 11 Sep 2006, Garrett Rooney wrote:

> So, today seems to be the day of Neon 0.24.x problems. I started
> today trying to track down problems that I introduced last week that
> only show up with 0.24.x, and I finished it helping to fix build
> problems with the redirect stuff that only show up with 0.24.x.
> Unfortunately, there's still a problem with the redirect change that
> keeps things from working at all in 0.24.x land, and all this stuff is
> really making me wonder.
> At what point do we generally stop supporting a Neon release? 0.24.7,
> the last version from the 0.24.x line that we support, came out on
> July 5th 2004. Neon 0.25 was released in April 2005. There's
> already a 0.26 out there. Should we just call it a day and start
> pulling the 0.24 stuff out? It would certainly simplify life in
> ra_dav land.
> I mean how many people are actually still developing with 0.24? Now
> that Paul updated his win32 build to 0.25 I'd be surprised if there
> was anyone who was using it unless they were actively testing 0.24
> compatibility stuff. Did anyone even test it for the 1.4.0 release?
> Personally, I think its time has come and gone, and it's time to give
> it the boot.
> Thoughts?

Most of the "stable" distributions like RHEL3, RHEL4 use neon-0.24.7.
Changing to a newer version will make it increasingly hard to support
those distributions.

Just a thought.

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