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From peter royal <pro...@apache.org>
Subject Re: use java 5 and retroweaver for 1.4 compatibility
Date Sat, 04 Mar 2006 20:41:06 GMT
On Mar 4, 2006, at 3:37 PM, peter royal wrote:
> since MINA is targeting high-performance systems with high levels  
> of concurrency, I think it will bring the greatest value to our  
> users to use the concurrency features present in Java5 (it will  
> also help lower bugs relating to this, as there are higher-level  
> objects to deal with locking/etc).
>
> I propose that the RetroWeaver project <http:// 
> retroweaver.sourceforge.net/> be used to provide Java 1.4  
> compatibility. It will allow usage of new language features, but  
> more importantly, usage of the concurrency bits with a bridge to  
> the backport <http://dcl.mathcs.emory.edu/util/backport-util- 
> concurrent/index.php>

Retrotranslator <http://retrotranslator.sourceforge.net/> is another  
project that would help accomplish this goal as well.
-pete

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