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From Peter Klügl <pklu...@uni-wuerzburg.de>
Subject Re: UIMA Ruta next steps
Date Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:54:46 GMT
Am 10.01.2014 17:03, schrieb Richard Eckart de Castilho:
> +1 to move to 6 or 7. It seems to me that projects are on the move to 7 now anyways.
> I just upgraded DKPro Core trunk to Java 7 because we start having dependencies
> that are built with Java 7. 
>
> Personally, I'd suggest upgrading to the level that is necessary. E.g. if you need
> features from Java 6 but not from Java 7, then going just to 6 would imho be better.

Then it will be java 6, I guess :-)

Peter


> -- Richard
>
> On 10.01.2014, at 13:53, Martin Toepfer <martin.toepfer@uni-wuerzburg.de> wrote:
>
>> +1 to move to Java 6. We sometimes use Ruta without the Eclipse workbench in applications.
Java 7 would also be fine, however, I think we should not move to Java 8 until required.
>>
>> -- Martin
>>
>>> + 1 to move to Java 6 or Java 7  (or Java 8, GA due in mid-March).
>>>
>>> Here's my rationale (which will probably expose some of my ignorance about the
>>> Ruta details :-) ):
>>>
>>> Ruta is an Eclispe workbench.  This means that the way you use it is to run
>>> Eclipse, and then Ruta runs "within it".  [If Ruta is a thing which is used via
>>> being embedded into other systems, then the argument doesn't apply].
>>>
>>> So, forcing a dependency on Java 7 or 8 means you have to run just one app,
>>> namely, Eclipse, on that Java.  And Eclipse runs fine on Java 8 (candidates)
>>> already :-).
>>>
>>> So it's unlikely that will be much of an issue for your customers.
>>>
>>> This is in contrast to other deployments of UIMA things, where they're more
>>> likely (possibly) integrated into other systems, and those systems would need
(a
>>> lot of testing- investment) to move to more recent versions of Java.
>>>
>>> -Marshall
>>> On 1/10/2014 7:04 AM, Peter Klügl wrote:
>>>> I know we already have talked about the strategy of the required java
>>>> version, but I think I have seen that ducc depends on java 6.
>>>>
>>>> I would like to move ruta also to java 6 since I could really need some
>>>> methods only available in java 6.
>>>>
>>>> Opinions?
>>>>
>>>> Peter


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