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From Nicolas Lalevée <nicolas.lale...@hibnet.org>
Subject Re: Java version of Ivy/IvyDE
Date Mon, 02 Sep 2013 14:24:32 GMT

Le 2 sept. 2013 à 15:40, Jan Matèrne (jhm) <apache@materne.de> a écrit :

>> I would vote for supporting Java 6 and then indicating on the website
>> which ant + ivy/ivyDE version combination is needed to support pre-JDK
>> 1.6 environments, especially given the argument about Ant requiring
>> more recent JDK version.
> 
> +1
> Like [1] for Ant.
> 
> 
>>> As discussed with the Java requirement of Ant, Java 5 is deprecated
>> too, and I for instance cannot run it anymore on my machine. So I would
>> suggest to jump directly to require Java 6.
> 
> For Ant there wasn't a vote that I am aware of.
> My last information is that Ant requires 1.5 [1], but there was a discussion [2] of moving
to 1.6.

You're right, there was just a discussion. My phrasing was not clear. I was not talking about
current Ant requirements, I was just referring to the arguments in the discussion.

Nicolas


> 
> 
> 
> 
>>> So what do you think ?
> 
> 
> [ ] we should continue to support Java 1.4 
> [ ] we should make Ivy and IvyDE require Java 5 
> [X] we should make Ivy and IvyDE require Java 6
> 
> As Jesse pointed out in [2] the actuals IDEs are requiring newer Java versions.
> IvyDE is an IDE plugin so follow that.
> For Ivy go the way as Ant wanted to go (but hasnt voted yet).
> 
> Jan
> 
> [1] http://ant.apache.org/faq.html#java-version
> [2] http://ant.1045680.n5.nabble.com/Future-of-JDK-5-support-in-Ant-td5714291.html#a5714299
> 
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