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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vote][vfs] set minimum java version to 1.5
Date Fri, 23 May 2008 19:47:09 GMT
On 23/05/2008, Mario Ivankovits <mario@ops.co.at> wrote:
> Hi!
>
>  Since it is not that easy to get in touch with a jdk 1.3 (or I tried not
> hard enough ;-) ) I'd like to ask if everyone is fine to start VFS 2 with
> jdk1.5?
>

It's easy enough to get 1.3 from java.sun.com ... I also got 1.2 and
1.1 from there recently.

>  As long as no other development need requires it to enhance the VFS 2 api I
> do not plan to introduce generics yet (I don't see that many places for this
> in VFS), though sticking with jdk 1.3 seems uncool, no? ;-)
>
>  Seriously, it should really be the right time to leave jdk 1.3 behind.

OK.

>  Since the API might not drastically change it should not be required to
> rename the package to vfs5 or vfs2 or whatever.

Not sure I understand why the API needs to change at all.

>  If required, JDK 1.4 will do the trick too, though, this is EOL with
> October 2008 too.

>  [ ] Go on with JDK 1.5
>  [X] Go on with JDK 1.4
>  [ ] Stick with JDK 1.3 for the following reason:
>
>  Ciao,
>  Mario
>
>
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