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From Emmanuel Bourg <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Can the next version major version of a project require Java6? (i.e. drop Java 1.5)
Date Wed, 07 Dec 2011 07:15:31 GMT
Le 05/12/2011 20:22, Matt Benson a écrit :
> I think all that Sebastian is saying is something like "if you can
> create your new, cool API and the only things you really miss from
> Java 6 are @Override on interface implementation methods and
> ServiceLoader, for example, maybe it's worth that tiny bit of extra
> pain to reach that slightly larger audience."

+1, this summarize pretty well my opinion. It's not worth requiring Java 
6 if you only use String.isEmpty(). But if you need javax.script that's 
a very good reason to upgrade.

Emmanuel Bourg

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