I’m happy to see is get started with 8.0.0-SNAPSHOT now in a tomee8 branch.
As for 8.1, slight preference to delay that decision until we have some insight
as to what things look like compliance-wise.
> On Aug 8, 2017, at 12:20 PM, Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de.INVALID> wrote:
> Hi folks!
> I'd love to start the tomee8 branch.
> There are a lot of components which are ready to go.
> And I also had an idea about how we could very eagerly publish binaries to
> play with.
> I imagine to have 2 goals:
> 1.) TomEE-8.0: this will be the 'development train'.
> It will contain JavaEE8 parts (mostly) and some JavaEE 7 parts still.
> We do not need to wait until we are fully EE8 compatible and certified, we
> can just go on and publish this stuff as long as we CLEARLY state that we are
> not yet fully EE8.
> 2.) TomEE-8.1: once we reach full EE8 compatibility we switch over to 8.1.
> The main benefit of this approach is that we do not need to wait with doing a
> release until all the features are EE8 but we can eagerly push releases which
> are perfectly fine for people to use already.