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From Nicolas Lalevée <>
Subject Re: Ivy upcoming release - where we stand
Date Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:10:30 GMT

> Le 19 sept. 2017 à 06:37, Gintautas Grigelionis <> a écrit
> I would like to propose upgrading BouncyCastle to at least 1.57 [1] to
> include all security and PGP/GPG related fixes.



> Gintas
> [1]
> 2017-09-11 21:45 GMT+02:00 Gintautas Grigelionis <>:
>> I'd like to have included
>> in the upcoming release.
>> There were few opinions about using SVG graphics, so I'm not sure whether
>> the proposals could just simply be merged. It would be nice to refresh the
>> site for the 10th anniversary of graduation from the incubator, though.
>> Finally, there is a contentious issue of API change regarding the use of
>> generics. Arrays of generics is a no-no in Java [1]. Thus, the method in
>> question should be deprecated. IMHO, the suggested mitigation by providing
>> a default implementation of the new method in terms of the old one in the
>> abstract class is sufficient for the use cases found in the wild.
>> Gintas
>> [1]
>> restrictions.html
>> 2017-09-11 17:05 GMT+02:00 Jaikiran Pai <>:
>>> It's been a while since we have decided to revive the Ivy project and
>>> work towards a usable release. Since then, we have fixed a good number of
>>> bugs, added some enhancements and updated the documentation (we also
>>> switched to asciidoc based docs internally). When we started this, the goal
>>> was to reach a certain state where we can do a release. At this point, IMO,
>>> we are _almost_ there to do the release. I say almost because, there's one
>>> specific bug that I want to be fixed in this release -
>>> There's been a
>>> discussion about what it involves and why it isn't an easy fix in this
>>> mailing list before. I have been working on it and as was expected, it's a
>>> bit complex and since it touches a critical part of the code, I don't want
>>> to rush it.
>>> The past few weeks, I have been shifting between this issue and fixing
>>> certain other issues that have been reported in JIRA. But at this point, I
>>> plan to just focus on this single issue (and one minor task involving
>>> reviewing the tutorial docs), before I personally consider things done for
>>> this release.
>>> -Jaikiran
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