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From "David Boreham" <>
Subject Re: Do we want to jump to JDK 1.5 (was: Re: [GUMP@brutus]: Project mina (in module mina) failed)
Date Tue, 08 Mar 2005 21:26:28 GMT
> Oh and btw answering your previous question yes using SSL in 1.4 can be 
> done but you loose all the gains from NIO.  This is not a good idea with 
> a statefull protocol.  Just think we'll need a thread per client to 
> track SSL IO rather than using a selector in NIO.  This will make the 
> server terribly inefficient as we increase the number of concurrent 
> connections.  Without NIO stateful protocols don't have a chance in Java 
> land.

Yes. I'd much rather have nio and SSL but require Java 5,
than no nio and Java 1.4.

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