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From Vlad Rozov <vro...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Switch to Java 8
Date Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:05:42 GMT
There is difference between intention and how it works in reality. With 
large number of dependencies used by Apex, I won't be surprised that 
some of them use "sun" packages removed in Java 9.

Thank you,

Vlad

On 1/19/18 13:55, Pramod Immaneni wrote:
> Thought you were suggesting to start using some java 9 features in the code.. otherwise
wouldn’t something built with java 8 automatically work with java 9.
>
>> On Jan 19, 2018, at 1:29 PM, Vlad Rozov <vrozov@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> Yes, support for Java 9 does not mean that support for Java 8 is dropped.
>>
>> Thank you,
>>
>> Vlad
>>
>> On 1/19/18 11:36, Sanjay Pujare wrote:
>>> Are they mutually exclusive? Otherwise "start supporting Java 9" doesn't
>>> have to imply stopping Java 8 support. I think Vlad implied supporting both.
>>>
>>> Sanjay
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 10:56 AM, Pramod Immaneni <pramod@datatorrent.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Java 9 will shut people out as 8 is not yet eol. The majority of the
>>>> installations I have seen are running 8 and people are moving from 7 to 8.
>>>> Other projects in our space are also moving to 8.
>>>>
>>>>> On Jan 19, 2018, at 8:31 AM, Vlad Rozov <vrozov@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> +1. It will be good to start supporting Java 9.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you,
>>>>>
>>>>> Vlad
>>>>>
>>>>> On 1/18/18 11:01, Hitesh Kapoor wrote:
>>>>>> +1.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --Hitesh
>>>>>>


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