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From Ralph Goers <Ralph.Go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: Java 1.5 [was svn commit: r579132 - in /cocoon/trunk/core/cocoon-core/src/test/java/org/apache/cocoon/transfo rmation:I18NTransformerTestCase.java I18NTransformerTestCase.java.disabled]
Date Mon, 05 May 2008 07:08:51 GMT
I sure am glad we decided to go with Java 1.4 for 2.2. See the nice 
bulletin at http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/download.html. At least now 
I'm certain we won't be supporting 1.4 until 2010.

Ralph Goers wrote:
> Carsten Ziegeler said:
>
>   
>> Although I guess everyone understood what I meant above, just a
>> clarification: of course I meant that it only makes sense to stick with
>> 1.4 if the people working on and using 2.2 *with jdk 1.4* is a critical
>> mass. There is no doubt that currently there are many people
>> using/develeoping 2.2 in general.
>>     
>
> We just switched our Cocoon deployment in production from IBM 1.4 to Sun
> 1.5 and got at least a 25% performance improvement. Java 1.6 is out.  It
> seems nuts to me to continue to target 1.4 on an as yet unreleased new
> version of Cocoon.  However, if you view this as a code change then the
> voting rules state that a single -1 vetoes the proposal, and we got that
> before.  Unless the -1 is rescinded I fear we will be stuck at 1.4 until
> 2010.
>
> Ralph
>
>   

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