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From Norman Maurer ...@byteaction.de>
Subject Re: Which JDK for trunk?
Date Mon, 12 Mar 2007 04:21:41 GMT
Noel J. Bergman schrieb:
> [Forgot to rename this thread when replying]
> Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
>> Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>>> If someone wants to upgrade us to [JUnit] v4
>>> (q.v. http://www.devx.com/Java/Article/31983),
>>> feel free.  Please test before committing.
>>> I'm fairly convinced that we can move to JDK 5 for trunk,
>>> since it will be a long time before we're ready to release
>>> from it, and we can take advantage of new features, some
>>> of which we really want to leverage.
>> JAMES has mature java 1.4 implementations for several protocols.
>> i've been wondering whether we might be able to use the
>> modularisation to maintain support for 1.4 whilst exploiting 1.5
>> features. so, rather than just jumping everything to 1.5, this
>> choice could be made on a per module basis.
> That's been the plan, but I'm wondering if we might not be better of just
> going for JSE 5.  I do not expect to see anything releasable from trunk
> until end of 2007, and that should be fine for JSE 5 and later.
> For example, this would allow us to use annotations to help with assembly,
> and that would be a pervasive change.
> 	--- Noel

I whould like to move to JSE 5. So we could use Generics , enums etc.  I
don't care to much about 1.4 compatibility, but if the majory want to
keep it im fine with it.


Ps: Sorry for being so inactiv the last weeks, but im to busy at the moment

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