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From Gary Gregory <GGreg...@seagullsoftware.com>
Subject Re: [DAEMON] Java version?
Date Sat, 16 Oct 2010 19:38:26 GMT
Java 5 or 6 is ok with me but the version number needs to bump. 

Gary

On Oct 16, 2010, at 5:53, "James Carman" <james@carmanconsulting.com> wrote:

> 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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