commons-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [dbutils] Releasing 1.5
Date Wed, 07 Dec 2011 05:56:21 GMT
On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 9:28 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4 December 2011 17:13, William Speirs <wspeirs@apache.org> wrote:
>> What is the "rule" on when you can switch Java versions? Is going from
>
> http://commons.apache.org/releases/versioning.html
>
>> 1.4 to 1.5 too small of a version number bump to require a different
>> version of Java? Would we need to wait until 2.0 to switch to Java
>> 1.6?
>
> No, Java version changes don't require a major version bump according
> to Commons rules, though I would perhaps expect one for Java 1.3 to
> 1.6 (say).
>
> I just think that requiring Java 1.6 for a single method may be an
> unnecessary restriction of the field of use.

+1. Generally try to stay 1.5 until a good reason. That good reason
could be a single method, it'd depend on the method :)

Hen

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@commons.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@commons.apache.org


Mime
View raw message