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From "James Strachan" <james.strac...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Switching to ActiveMQ 4.2 to Java 5???
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2006 17:38:39 GMT
It'd be good to use annotations for the xbean stuff

On 11/15/06, Hiram Chirino <hiram@hiramchirino.com> wrote:
> On 11/15/06, Guillaume Nodet <gnodet@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Sounds good.
> > Do you plan to refactor some code to use generics, or other
> > Java 5 features ?
>
> At a minimum we should switch to the Java 1.5 concurrent package.
> Switch generics has an upside that it will make our code more type
> safe but a downside that merging patches from 4.2.x <-> 4.1.x will be
> more difficult.
>
> How about annotations?? any places where you think those would make more sense?
>
> >
> > 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 ??
> > >
> > > --
> > > Regards,
> > > Hiram
> > >
> > > Blog: http://hiramchirino.com
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Cheers,
> > Guillaume Nodet
> >
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Hiram
>
> Blog: http://hiramchirino.com
>


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James
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