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From "Kevin A. Burton" <bur...@relativity.yi.org>
Subject Re: SV: JDK 1.2 vs 1.1: my final proposal
Date Sun, 02 Apr 2000 16:51:53 GMT
Mikael Helbo Kjær wrote:
> 
> >Gerard Van Enk wrote:
> >>Stefano wrote:
> >> So, my (hopefully final) proposal is:
> >>
> >>  1) in core, keep 1.1 compatibiliy
> >
> >If it's absolutely necessary to keep 1.1 compatibility, +1
> >
> >
> >>  2) where absolutely necessary use 1.2, but only in components
> >>  3) if possible, give 1.1 alternatives to the 1.2 components
> 
> >Isn't this going to take a lot of resources? If you come up with something
> >that's working with 1.2, you need time to get it working on 1.1.......
> 
> >When will 1.2 be adopted by the ASF???
> I`ll wait anxiously for that day :-) too.
> I would never ever code in 1.1 (I wouldn`t know how to, I`ve always
> concentrated on 1.2.X), so the second ASF or Cocoon shifts to 1.2 code count
> me in (on Xerces/Xalan/FOP/Cocoon-projects maybe) :)
> 
> Mikael Helbo Kjær
> 
> Software Developer @ DIA a/s

There is no reason to code in 1.2.  I haven't found anything that 1.1
prevents me from doing.  The only caveat is the Collection support and
that can be changed with different import settings.

Kevin

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