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Re: [DISCUSS] java 9 and the future of cassandra on the jdk

> 3) Release 4.0 for Java 8, *optionally* branch 4.1 for Java 11 later

This seems like the best of our bad options, with the addition of

On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 8:12 AM, Gerald Henriksen <ghenriks@xxxxxxxxx>

> On Fri, 23 Mar 2018 04:54:23 +0000, you wrote:
> >I think Michael is right. It would be impossible to make everyone follow
> >such a fast release scheme, and supporting it will be pressured onto the
> >various distributions, M$ and Apple.
> >On the other hand https://adoptopenjdk.net has already done a lot of the
> >work and it's already rumoured they may take up backporting of
> security/bug
> >fixes. I'd fully expect a lot of users to collaborate around this (or
> >similar), and there's no reason we couldn't do our part to contribute.
> A posting on Reddit yesterday from someone from adoptopenjdk claimes
> that they will be doing LTS releases starting with Java 11, and there
> should be updates to their website to reflect that soon:
> https://www.reddit.com/r/java/comments/86ce66/java_long_term_support/
> So I guess a wait and see to what they commit could be worthwhile.
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