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From "Bruce Snyder" <bruce.sny...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Switching to ActiveMQ 4.2 to Java 5???
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2006 16:59:24 GMT
On 11/15/06, Hiram Chirino <hiram@hiramchirino.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> How do you guys feel about switching the minimum run time requirement
> for ActiveMQ 4.2 to be Java 5??  I'm itching to do this since Java 5
> has a much better set of concurrent implementation.
>
> We can keep the 4.1.x branch alive as the Java 1.4 compatible version.
>  Also I have a feeling that once we switch to Java 5, someone will
> figure out how to use retrotranslator to make our Java 5 binaries also
> run on Java 1.4.  But I doubt anybody will make any efforts to look
> into that until we actually jump to Java 5.
>
> So what do you say?  Shall we switch ??

Maybe this message should be CC'd to the activemq-user list to see how
users feel about such a change. Keeping a 4.1.x branch alive might
wind up being a lot of work WRT backporting fixes to the trunk.

Bruce
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