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From Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: [Numbers] Scope?
Date Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
Hi Raymond,

Raymond DeCampo wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 8:58 AM, Gilles <gilles@harfang.homelinux.org>
> wrote:
> 
>>
>> A very important issue here: what JDK version do we target?
>>
>> I'd go for Java8, in the hope to revive interest in Commons from an
>> audience that might be put off by the "no fun" of older and soon
>> unsupported JVM.
> 
> 
> I am inclined to go with Java 8.  Oracle has stopped public updates for
> Java 7, so perhaps "soon unsupported" is an understatement.

Android still does not even provide Java 8 support. There are always more 
players in the camp than expected.

> There are methods in java.lang.Math introduced in Java 8 (with the naming
> pattern *Exact) which could simplify/eliminate some of the methods in
> ArithmeticUtils.

Cheers,
Jörg


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