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From Knut Anders Hatlen <knut.hat...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: Sunsetting support for Derby on JVM 1.4
Date Fri, 01 Jul 2011 14:44:39 GMT
Kathey Marsden <kmarsdenderby@sbcglobal.net> writes:

> On 7/1/2011 6:28 AM, Knut Anders Hatlen wrote:
>>
>> I wouldn't think this rules out running the client on small devices in
>> the future, since small devices in the future (maybe even now) will
>> hopefully support less constrained environments than CDC FP 1.1.
>>
>> If it turns out Java 1.4 indeed is the future on small devices, I'd be
>> somewhat disappointed... ;)
>>
> Yes I think all agree 1.4 is out of the picture everywhere and I agree
> small devices are getting bigger.
>
> One other thing that we might want to consider as a development
> community  and  something that we havealways been pretty good about,
> is that we try to keep refactoring and syntax changes separate from
> behavior changes to facilitate ease of review of patches, backporting
> and tracking down regressions.  I wonder if it makes sense to defer
> any heavy duty reorganization until after 10.8.2 so it doesn't
> interfere with backporting efforts for the fall release.

Makes sense. +1 to that.

-- 
Knut Anders

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