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From Andrus Adamchik <and...@objectstyle.org>
Subject Re: Java 8
Date Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:13:03 GMT
I am +1 on Java 8 (even though we still have a big Java 7 dependent system, I think we'll survive
with 4.0)

Also a good idea to mention this on user@.

Andrus

> On Jul 26, 2017, at 4:23 PM, Michael Gentry <blacknext@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> BTW, it would be better to bring this up on the user list than the
> developer list since it has more subscribers and they are the users of
> Cayenne, not the developers of Cayenne.
> 
> I still don't expect opposition, but it is the better place to discuss this
> requirement.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> mrg
> 
> 
> On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 5:52 AM, Nikita Timofeev <ntimofeev@objectstyle.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> I think it is time to drop support for Java 7 in 4.1.
>> 
>> Java 7 has reached EOL couple years ago and Java 9 will be there in
>> this September, so I think support for new Java version is more
>> important, and that is not fully possible without dropping Java 7 (at
>> least it's impossible to have compatibility with 7,8 and 9 for MacOS
>> version of the Modeler).
>> 
>> Meanwhile Cayenne 4.0 that supports Java 7 is not even final and will
>> be supported for some time, so I don't see any reasons why we
>> shouldn't do this.
>> 
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> Nikita Timofeev
>> 


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