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From Brent Atkinson <brent.atkin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Update installation requirements from Java 5?
Date Tue, 15 Oct 2013 01:57:07 GMT
That just makes too much sense. Sounds good.
On Oct 14, 2013 9:54 PM, "Brett Porter" <brett@apache.org> wrote:

> I fixed the issue since it was easy to do. I think we can reasonably
> continue Java 5 support for Continuum 1.4.x, with the caveat that the
> standalone install comes with Jetty 8, which requires Java 6.
>
> For working on Continuum 1.5 or above, I'd certainly be happy for anyone
> to bump the minimum requirement to either Java 6 or 7, depending on what
> they need.
>
> On 03/10/2013, at 9:58 AM, Louis Smith <dr.louis.smith@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I agree with the removal of 5.. I think we might even want to start
> > suggesting 7... 8 is at full feature with GA due in the spring.
> >
> > I know I have been facing J7 issues with other products - so I don't see
> > any reason to hold back if any of the dependencies have already started
> to
> > move up.
> >
> > Louis
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 7:51 PM, Brent Atkinson <brent.atkinson@gmail.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> Greetings dev,
> >>
> >> The root cause of
> >> CONTINUUM-2712<https://jira.codehaus.org/browse/CONTINUUM-2712>,
> >> is not clear at the moment, but when responding to it I couldn't help
> but
> >> wonder if we might want to update the installation instructions on the
> web
> >> site to suggest using Java 6 or later.
> >>
> >> If it turns out to be caused by a dependency continuum uses that is
> built
> >> with Java 6 or later, I am even more inclined to remove references to
> using
> >> Java 5. It is at end-of-life and will only become more common moving
> >> forward.
> >>
> >> Brent
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Dr. Louis Smith, ThD
> > Chief Technology Officer, Kyra InfoTech
> > Museum Director, Veterans Memorial Railroad
>
> --
> Brett Porter   @brettporter
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>
>

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