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From "Hiram Chirino" <hi...@hiramchirino.com>
Subject Re: Switching to ActiveMQ 4.2 to Java 5???
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2006 18:39:36 GMT
On 11/15/06, Endre StĂžlsvik <Apache@stolsvik.com> wrote:
> Hiram Chirino 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.
> >
>
> Rather big move for a minor version - why not call it ActiveMQ 5 instead
> (It'll even align!).
>

lol.. good point.  But I'd hate to have big increases without big
functionality changes especially if the clients are still compatible
with the 4.x stuff.

> Then keep ActiveMQ 4.x on 1.4.
>
> Regards,
> Endre.
>


-- 
Regards,
Hiram

Blog: http://hiramchirino.com

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