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From "Christian Grobmeier" <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Do we (have to) support Java 1.6?
Date Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:58:05 GMT
On 12 Jul 2014, at 14:57, Hendrik Dev wrote:

> despite of the discussion i now reworked the code (see FLEECE-8) so
> that it runs and compile either with apple java 1.6 and openjdk 1.6.
> This is per se not a problem, because as Romain said we don't use (and
> yet need no) java 7 features.
> Don't know if apple java 1.6 and openjdk 1.6 is still supported?

Mac was delivered at Snow Leopard times with 1.6, then they stop to 
deliver
Java in general. Oracle does now provide JDK 7 packages for Apple.
So from this point of view, it doesn't make much sense: people used to 
upgrade soon in Apple-Land.

Regards

> Thanks
> Hendrik
>
> On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 1:01 PM, Christian Grobmeier
> <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yesterday I read a mail bout Commons Logging dropping support for jdk 
>> 1.1
>> (or 1.2? not sure)
>>
>> Fleece is lib too and now the question is how easily we can get rid 
>> of
>> outdated jdks once
>> we support it.
>>
>> If its like with Commons (support as long as possible) then we will 
>> stick
>> with jdk1.6 for
>> long, long time. In this case I would say just use 7.
>>
>> If people here are fine with having a sane end of life cycle, then 
>> I'd say
>> support it,
>> but drop support after Oracle dropped suppport (jdk 6 is already 
>> dropped):
>>
>> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/eol-135779.html
>>
>> Please also have in mind that supporting outdated jdks means man 
>> power,
>> which is maybe
>> necessary else where in a small team.
>>
>> That being said, I wouldn't bother with jdk6 anymore. But well, i am 
>> not
>> actively coding,
>> its just my thoughts on the topic in general.
>>
>> regards
>>
>>
>>
>> On 12 Jul 2014, at 9:51, Romain Manni-Bucau wrote:
>>
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> We can if anyone consider it important since we dont use any jse7 
>>> features
>>>
>>> Wdyt?
>>> Le 11 juil. 2014 22:46, "Hendrik Dev" <hendrikdev22@gmail.com> a 
>>> écrit :
>>>
>>>> currently not, it looks like: 
>>>> https://travis-ci.org/salyh/fleece_master
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Hendrik Saly (salyh, hendrikdev22)
>>>> @hendrikdev22
>>>> PGP: 0x22D7F6EC
>>>>
>>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Hendrik Saly (salyh, hendrikdev22)
> @hendrikdev22
> PGP: 0x22D7F6EC


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