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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1573038 - /commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/test/java/org/apache/commons/compress/compressors/bzip2/
Date Sun, 02 Mar 2014 05:52:31 GMT
On 2014-03-02, sebb wrote:

> On 1 March 2014 19:53, Matt Benson <> wrote:
>> I've said it before: doocracy. If someone wants to take on the work to
>> provide 1.5 support, they've widened the audience of the component, which
>> should be seen as a win if it didn't cause anyone else a problem.

> Which is what I just did; I fixed the test code so it still compiled
> with Java 1.5.

Thanks you for that, BTW.

> I do wish people would stop taking that as an opportunitty to suggest
> a completely unnecessary move to a later version of Java.

FWIW I agree with you on this.  We've tentatively agreed to move to
Java7 with Compress 2.x and I personally don't see any real benefit of
moving to Java6 at this point.


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