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From James Carman <jcar...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE][Lang] Update to Java 6
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:34:55 GMT
bigger +1!!!!
On Feb 27, 2012 4:16 PM, "Gary Gregory" <ggregory@apache.org> wrote:

> Hello All:
>
> This VOTE is to update the platform requirement for Commons Lang trunk to
> Java 6 from Java 5.
>
> The reasons are:
>
> - Stop wasting time back porting code contributions from Java 6 to Java 5.
> - Stop fixing erroneous commits that happened to use Java 6 methods.
> - Stop using a dead version of Java for current development
>
> - Use a current version of Java for current development in trunk
> - Attract more developers and interest.
>
> The current version of Lang is 3.1 and requires Java 5. If more Java 5-only
> patches are needed, they will be performed on a branch.
>
> This VOTE is open for at least 72 hours (March 1, 2012 at 16:20PM EST)
>
> Thank you,
> Gary
>
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