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From Dion Gillard <>
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 <> 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 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 property.  Working from the net
> > 1.4.0 tag, I change only to set
> > 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.
> ---
> Mario
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