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From "Henri Yandell" <>
Subject Re: [lang] 3.0 thoughts again
Date Thu, 15 Feb 2007 17:02:04 GMT
On 2/15/07, Stephen Colebourne <> wrote:
> I'd like to know how much of 2.x is deprecated.

Needs investigation - but I'd like to be bold on it.

So enum package would be removed and enums package would be deprecated
as it has a JDK replacement. We would then add functionality around
the JDK enums to provide some/all of the value back.

> We may need 3.x to be JDK1.3 compatible but without the deprecations.

Presumably we would add the new deprecations at this point.

> And thus 4.x () to be JDK1.5.
> Anyway, for me, the project and version number should depend on compatibility.
> We shouldn't release any new version, even of a major version number, that isn't fully
> compatible. The only thing we can do is remove deprecated methods. (Adding generics can
> binary compatible)

Adding binary compatible generics is a pain in the arse though, right?


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