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From Stephen Colebourne <>
Subject Re: [DBUTILS] Version numbering
Date Sun, 08 Mar 2009 11:04:00 GMT
Dan Fabulich wrote:
> Henri Yandell wrote:
>> The Java5 version is more up for debate. If the API is no longer
>> compatible, then we start to lean to 2.0. Especially as calling it 2.0
>> allows for more of an overhaul of API.
> The the API in the "java5" branch is backward compatible; the generics 
> and varargs are erased at compile time.  Of course, the code has to be 
> compiled with target=1.5, but on a Java 1.5 VM you could swap it in and 
> not notice the difference.

Check javap method signatures, or use clirr.


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