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From Kiran Ayyagari <kayyag...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Java 5 and ADS : is it still madatory ?
Date Fri, 24 Jun 2011 07:18:00 GMT
On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 12:30 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
>
> Java 5 is EOL since november 2009. That means there is no update, and more
> important, no more security fixes, 8 years after the initial release ("Java
> for Business releases will be supported for up to eight years from initial
> release date" ).
>
> In our case, Java 5 has been released on may 2004, so next year, we won't
> have anymore support for Java 5.
>
> I'm wondering if we should keep going with the Java 5 compatiblity or decide
> now (I mean, before ADS 2.0) that we drop support for Java 5.
>
> IMHO, I think we should move to Java 6 right away, and get ready to move to
> Java 7 soon.
>
> Thoughts ?
>
+1 (many business apps have started using 1.6 cause of EOL issue)


-- 
Kiran Ayyagari

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