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From Andrew Xor <andreas.gramme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Dropping Java 7 support on master
Date Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:33:44 GMT
I concur; staying 1 major GA version behind is a nice idea. There's a limit
to what needs to be sacrificed for legacy support...

Cheers,

A.

On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 5:31 PM, Bobby Evans <evans@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:

> +1 for me too.
>
> Java 9 is already in early access and is supposed to be GA fairly soon.  I
> think the last time we talked about this we decided that staying 1 release
> of java behind the latest was decent practice, and I still agree.
>
> - Bobby
>
>
> On Friday, August 12, 2016 4:56 AM, Satish Duggana <
> satish.duggana@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> +1 on moving to Java 8 for 2.x release.
>
> As Jungtaek has already mentioned Oracle stopped supporting JDK/JRE 7
> since April 2015. Java 8 brings better APIs and it will make our code look
> better and future user APIs can be designed lot better.
>
> Thanks,
> Satish.
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 3:11 PM, Jungtaek Lim <kabhwan@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I was mistaken the address of user mailing list. Forwarding this to user@.
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: Jungtaek Lim <kabhwan@gmail.com>
> Date: 2016년 8월 12일 (금) 오후 6:38
> Subject: Re: [Discussion] Dropping Java 7 support on master
> To: <dev@storm.apache.org>, <users@storm.apache.org>
>
>
> I'm not sure we would like to continue discussion on cross mailing list.
> Please let me know if we want to split discussion into two separate thread
> per mailing list.
>
> I'm +1 on dropping Java 7 support on master (2.0.0).
>
> While porting clojure code to java 7, we needed to convert functional
> style functions to for loop which is too verbose and hide intention. It
> also drops productivity.
> We can do similar style by using Guava but it's more verbose, and Guava is
> one of libraries I don't want to add as dependency. (Not only storm-core,
> but also other modules.)
>
> I'm not sure how much users are forced to not use Java 8. (This is common
> concern of upgrading JDK version.)
> At now, Java 8 is over than 2 years ago, and Oracle drop public support of
> JDK/JRE 7 1 year ago. Furthermore, Java 9 will be released to next year.
> (actually planned to this year)
>
> I'm also the one who need to take a deep look at Java 8, but I think the
> time has come. Let's go for that.
>
> Thanks,
> Jungtaek Lim (HeartSaVioR)
>
>
> 2016년 8월 12일 (금) 오후 6:10, Harsha Chintalapani <storm@harsha.io>님이
작성:
>
> Hi All,
>       Dropping java 7 support on master will allow us to use the new api in
> Java 8 and since the master is being used for java migration its good to
> make the decision now. Let me know your thoughts.
>
> Thanks,
> Harsha
>
>
>
>
>

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