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From Simon Kitching <skitch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: maven.compile.source
Date Mon, 13 Jun 2005 22:56:32 GMT
On Mon, 2005-06-13 at 13:15 +0100, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> --- Simon Kitching <skitching@apache.org> wrote:
> [snip theorectical example of problem using
> PrintStream]
> 
> One real example is StringBuffer.append(StringBuffer)
> as I said before. The problem is exactly as Simon
> described, around overloaded methods.

Hmm..yes.
  StringBuffer.append(Object) since 1.0 ??
  StringBuffer.append(StringBuffer) since 1.4

That is definitely a real possibility for problems.

I think I'm convinced that Stephen is right, and that releases should
always be compiled using the lowest JVM supported for the release. Ecch.

Regards,

Simon


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