FYI, the JDK 10 support (branch jdk18_3) has been merged to master. Many thanks to all that contributed to the effort in some form: Dusan Balek, Reema Taneja, Vikas Prabhakar, Geertjan, etc.
Jan On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:48 AM, Neil C Smith <neilcsm...@apache.org> wrote: > On Tue, 13 Mar 2018 at 02:09 Wade Chandler <wadechand...@apache.org> > wrote: > > > -1 as well. The LTS versions live longer, and the processes between the > > orgs will be different. They are also just different orgs. I don't think > it > > makes sense to try to align versioning. It was essentially marketing > > between Oracle's Java and it's IDE, which made sense considering that, > but > > isn't the case any longer. It also means we will jump major versions just > > for the Java support when NB is so much more than that. > > > > Good points! Yes, agree it was mainly marketing, although also about what > level of Java was officially supported? > > My original question elsewhere was whether we were consciously deciding to > decouple versions or just letting it happen. Quite happy with either, > actually, and I'd probably prefer a better semantic versioning strategy > anyway. > > Of course, we need to be sure we don't disregard all marketing now in > Apache. Something for discussion elsewhere might be how / whether this is > communicated - you know someone will ask why we're releasing NetBeans 9 > just as Java 10 is out?! ;-) > > Best wishes, > > Neil > -- > Neil C Smith > Artist & Technologist > www.neilcsmith.net > > Praxis LIVE - hybrid visual IDE for creative coding - www.praxislive.org >