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From Joerg Heinicke <joerg.heini...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: [Vote] Java 5 as minimum JDK requirement
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2006 19:26:42 GMT
On 08.08.2006 18:47, Jorg Heymans wrote:

>> As Java 5 was released almost 2 years ago, I propose making it the
>> minimum requirement for trunk and all artifacts released from there.
> 
> -0, because this means eliminating cocoon 2.2 on "older" application
> servers eg weblogic 8.1.
> 
> Frankly, I don't see the point in upgrading unless there's a killer
> feature in 1.5 that
> 1) we are likely to use and implement in the near future (2006) and,
> 2) will improve cocoon by a significant margin.

I second this, but vote even -1. I wonder why a framework should set 
such high requirements. Have a look on spring. They have a Java 1.3 as 
minimum requirement and only need Java 5 for special features.

IMO we should do it in a similar manner and not set the general 
requirement to Java 5.

Jörg

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