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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all] Java 5 vs. 6
Date Sat, 11 Feb 2012 02:36:25 GMT
On 11 February 2012 02:23, James Carman <james@carmanconsulting.com> wrote:
> I am +1 to allowing new major version releases to go to Java 6.  Heck,
> I'm +1 to them choosing to jump straight to Java 7.  I don't think we
> should require it or anything, though.

The Commons versioning convention does not actually require a major
version bump for JVM changes.
But I would hope that a big jump (e.g. 1.5 to 1.7) would be only be
done in a major version.

There were some serious optimisation bugs reported with with Java 7
last year - have these all been fixed?

> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 8:51 AM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>
>> [pool2] just went from Java 5 to Java 6 because Java 5 requires paid-for
>> support from Oracle.
>>
>> How does the ML feel about moving projects that are now on Java 5 to Java 6?
>>
>> Thank you,
>> Gary
>>
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