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From Dion Gillard <dion.gill...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vote][net] Release commons-net 1.4.1?
Date Fri, 02 Dec 2005 07:02:16 GMT
On 12/2/05, Mario Ivankovits <mario@ops.co.at> wrote:
> Steve Cohen wrote:
> >
> > The thread Robert refers to has the subject
> >
> > "Re: Does Apache have agreement to use other open source code outside
> > of Apache?"
> Has this something to do with an email from IBM in the last few days
> asking me if I am really was the creator of my contributions?
> Not that I made any mistake (I guess this was a mail to all commons-net
> developers), but I was a little bit irritated.

Probably. The commons-net copyright question was raised by an IBM email.

If you do get those questions, please make sure they get copied to
pmc@jakarta.apache.org. The PMC should be the one responsible for
answering questions about our code.

> > Which is just as well.  Because I have another issue.  I don't
> > understand the maven.compile.target property.  Working from the net
> > 1.4.0 tag, I change only project.properties to set
> > maven.compile.target back to 1.2.  Since there are a few places in
> > 1.4.0 that depend on jdk 1.4, my expectation was that changing the
> > project properties would cause the compile to break on those places.
> > But it did not.  It compiled successfully.
> The jdk1.4 compiler creates a class file suitable to run under an
> earlier JVM, this works as long as you do not use any new api. Then
> you'll get the NoSuchMethod Exception.
> This is the reason why we should use the least possible compiler and not
> only the target attribute. You didnt notice if you use any new api call
> at compile time.
>
>
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> Mario
>
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