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From Alessandro Vincelli ...@alessandro.vincelli.name>
Subject Re: [poll] Java 5 as minimum requirement for Cocoon 2.2
Date Thu, 10 Aug 2006 11:12:22 GMT
Reinhard Poetz ha scritto:
>
> On dev@cocoon we have started to dicuss whether we can make Java 5 
> becoming the minimum requirement for Cocoon 2.2. Note that this 
> discussion is completly unrelated to Cocoon 2.1 which needs JDK 1.3.
>
> The arguments pro Java 5 which was officially releases almost 2 years 
> ago, are the support of generics, annotations, build-in JMX, simpler 
> loop syntax, and many small improvements to a lot of classes.
>
> As Cocoon 2.2 hasn't been released yet, there is no existing user 
> base. Hence people are not forced to use Java 5 just because of a new 
> patch release. We plan to do a release based on the 2.1.X branch 
> within the next months, which might be the last one of this series.
>
> The question now is whether making Java 5 the minimum requirement is a 
> hurdle for people who plan to migrate or not.
>
> Your opinion is appreciated!
>
+1



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