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From James Carman <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject Re: [DAEMON] Java version?
Date Sat, 16 Oct 2010 12:46:10 GMT
1.5 is good with me, but then we open up the major/minor version number can
of worms
On Oct 16, 2010 8:40 AM, "sebb" <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> The current build files (Ant and Maven) assume that the Java source
> and target versions are 1.3.
>
> However, some of the Java source files make use of methods and classes
> that require later versions of Java
>
> For example:
>
> java.net.InterfaceAddress requires 1.6
> java.net.NetworkInterface - 1.4
>
> FileOutputStream(File file, boolean append) - 1.4
> Arrays.copyOf - 1.6
> java.lang.System.getenv() - 1.5
>
> I think it's definitely time to abandon Java 1.3, and require at least
> 1.4 or perhaps 1.5; but I think requiring 1.6 is too much of a jump.
>
> Thoughts?
>
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