Remove support for `node@6` with 12.0
We have been using
node >= 8.x for quite some time now. For development we even have switched to
Should we deprecate support for Node 6, and remove support with 12.0? 12.0 will probably come one month or so before Node 6 EOL.
Node 6 EOL is in April 2019, and we should release 12.0 in March 2019.
We already had breaking builds in the past: #50150 (closed)
node@6from our documentation, set the minimum version to 8.
- Set the minimum version to 8 in the engines property in the package json
- Add an entry about the removed support to the release blog