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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [LANG] 3.0 status
Date Mon, 14 Dec 2009 08:03:57 GMT
On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 12:03 AM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 5:18 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 12/12/2009, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Updating status again.
>>>
>>>  * 103 resolved issues out of 161. From Sep 6 we resolved 38 issues and
>>>  had 30 new ones.
>>>  * 78 contributors involved in the resolved issues, 80 patches and 511 comments.
>
> We just hit 66% resolved! And the face on the release portlet is
> smiley again; I don't know how anyone develops without emoticons to
> tell them when they need to code :)
>
>>>  * I believe we now have 3 issues that would benefit from JDK 1.6. Sun
>>>  have "end of life"d Java 1.5, though presumably there are other
>>>  vendors who haven't. Personally I still lean towards becoming 1.6
>>>  dependent.
>>
>> Which are these?
>> Could LANG still be built to be 1.5 compatible, apart from the code
>> that uses the 1.6 features?
>
> One was the stripAccents method I just added. It's 1.6 dependent, but
> uses reflection.
>
> Another was removing code - in 1.6 we get to remove another chunk of code :)
>
> I forget the other one.
>
>>
>> Seems to me that going from a minimum of Java 1.2 for 2.x to Java 1.6
>> for lang 3.x is a huge leap.
>
> Sun don't support it. Mac no longer ships with it. Equally, I do
> accept that 1.6 doesn't have as much value as 1.5 does in terms of new
> APIs for us to write code around.
>
>>>  * Still lots to work on. Here's a short list of very approachable
>>>  issues (be they simple or tricky):
>
> Noting various issues pending Paul Benedict :)
>
> Do you have any thoughts on LANG-556?
>
> Also, you've reported 7 issues and have 2 assigned to you. Any plans on those?

Noting tired Brit who thought he was replying to Paul not Sebb. Ack.

Hen

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