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From Mike Matrigali <mikem_...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: Requiring Java 5 compiler
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2007 00:06:43 GMT
What about requiring jdk1.5 or higher for both building and running
for the next release made off of trunk?
/mikem

Rick Hillegas wrote:
> I would like to start writing Derby code which makes use of Java 5 
> features. More specifically:
> 
> 1) I would like to take advantage of the Java 5 extensions for 
> ease-of-use and stronger type checking.
> 
> 2) I would like to be able to write regression tests which verify that 
> user-written Java 5 code runs correctly as Derby functions and procedures.
> 
> Would anyone object to our requiring that developers use a Java 5 or 
> later compiler to build Derby? I believe that we would still require the 
> presence of the 1.4 libraries and the expectation would continue to be 
> that the compiler must compile down to 1.4 classes.
> 
> Thanks,
> -Rick
> 
> 
> 

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