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From "James Carman" <>
Subject Re: [lang] Java 5
Date Thu, 12 Jun 2008 14:50:32 GMT
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 10:45 AM, Ralph Goers
<> wrote:

> This confuses me. Doesn't the fact that since the code will no longer run on
> a pre-1.5 JDK mean that compatibility is broken, even if not a single line
> of code changes? (Yes - I know that we technically only release source so in
> that case it could be recompiled, but I work with Maven). In any case, I
> expect that the code will only compile with a 1.5 compiler anyway.

Just because the new Commons Lang is compiled against 1.5 doesn't mean
that older code that depends on it won't be able to use it.

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