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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [crypto] On Java 6, really?
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2016 18:15:28 GMT
Hello Sebb,

sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> schrieb am Di., 7. Juni 2016 um 19:27 Uhr:

> On 7 June 2016 at 18:11, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org> wrote:
> > Hello Sebb,
> >
> > sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> schrieb am Di., 7. Juni 2016 um 18:09 Uhr:
> >
> >> Does the project *need* to use any Java7 features?
> >>
> >> Is it working OK now with Java 6 as the minimum?
> >>
> >> If the answers are No and Yes then moving to Java 7 seems to me to be
> >> unnecessary for the initial release.
>
>                           ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> >>
> >
> > I think people have expressed in various ways that they don't want to
> work
> > on projects which are stuck on dead Java version. I think we have to
> > respect this.
>
> I think you have misunderstood my point.
>
> I'm not saying that the code needs to stay on Java 6 for future releases.
>
> However, assuming that it is working OK on Java 6, it seems silly to
> insist that the developers update it to use Java 7 *now*.
>
> Especially since the code appears to be about ready for a release.
>
> Changing to Java 7 now would require additional work which would delay
> the release.
>
> But by all means move to Java 7 for the next release if the developers
> who are actually working on it agree that it is necessary.
>

Nicely put. I think we're on the same site here.

Benedikt


>
> > Benedikt
> >
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> On 7 June 2016 at 16:49, Marcelo Vanzin <vanzin@cloudera.com> wrote:
> >> > I thought there was a discussion after the project was set up to move
> to
> >> Java 7?
> >> >
> >> > That being said I see that the pom still defines 1.6 as the target...
> >> >
> >> > On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 7:18 PM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >> Are we really starting a new component on a dead platform like Java
> 6?
> >> >>
> >> >> Gary
> >> >>
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> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Marcelo
> >> >
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