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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] [Created] (JEXL-123) Redesign API for stability
Date Sun, 04 Dec 2011 23:18:45 GMT
On 4 December 2011 19:57, henrib <henrib@apache.org> wrote:
>
> sebb-2-2 wrote
>>
>>
>>> Since it is targeted at new projects or at least very active ones, the
>>> deployment will require at least Java 1.6.
>>
>> Now if 1.6 is absolutely required to support certain new features,
>> that is a different matter.
>>
>>
> I should have said that 'not useful' too.

No idea what that refers to.

> I believe it is not useful to incur the cost of maintaining knowledge about
> 1.5 and 1.6 differences in this case.

Not sure I understand what the cost is here.

> I also think that if you want to use "new" stuff, it is better to avoid
> putting it on top of unsupported ones (1.5 is eol afaik); instead of
> adapting some code to Jexl3, someone would be doing a better job at
> migrating towards Java 6.

But code that runs on Java 5 will run on Java 6; there's no need to
"migrate" to Java 6.

> Henrib
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