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From "Gary Gregory" <ggreg...@seagullsw.com>
Subject RE: [vfs][all][poll]regular expression library or jdk1.4 as minimum requirement
Date Mon, 14 Jun 2004 17:22:19 GMT
> [X] Avoid dependency to jdk1.4.
> [X] ... use jakarta-oro

I strongly disagree with making 1.4 the base requirement. 

JDK reqs have been discussed over and over on this list so I will not
reiterate the arguments again but in general I would say lower is
better. 

>From my POV, our product is stuck to running on our /customers/ lowest
common denominator web server which are for the most part Java 1.2 and
1.3 based.

Thank you,
Gary 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mario Ivankovits [mailto:imario@apache.org]
> Sent: Monday, June 14, 2004 02:23
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: [vfs][all][poll]regular expression library or jdk1.4 as
minimum
> requirement
> 
> Hello!
> 
> A contribution of Rami Ojares brings in an "PatternSelector" to handle
> ant-style patterns (/dir/**/file) to select files.
> This class currently uses the jdk1.4 regular expression library.
> 
> Now there are some questions how to handle the regexp thing:
> [ ] Avoid dependency to jdk1.4.
> [ ] ... use jakarta-regexp
> [ ] ... use jakarta-oro
> [ ] ... use the regexp bundled with ant. But then we could not use the
> PatternSelector without the ant.jar and have to move it to the vfs.ant
> package. This powerfull thing might then not be useable for projects
> without it.
> 
> [ ] Dont bother and use jdk1.4 as minimum requirement (and its regexp)
> 
> 
> Here is my vote:
> [X] Dont bother and use jdk1.4 as minimum requirement
> But i dont know which jdk version will be the most used and this is
why
> i started this poll.
> IMHO at least for a sandbox component it should be permitted to use
this
> "bleeding edge ;-)" jdk-version.
> 
> 
> PS: During writing of this poll, i noticed that there already two
> dependencies to the jdk1.4, but those can be easily reverted.
> 
> --
> Mario
> 
> 
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