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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Proposed Java version 1.4 and FOR-765
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2007 08:37:05 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
>> David Crossley wrote:
>> ...
>>>> Proposed Java version to test this release is Java 1.4
> Thanks for following up. This is something that
> we need to decide as part of the Release Plan.
> I see that people are already saying yes.
>  "forrest war and classpath issues with Jetty"
>> It seems if we make it 1.5 we could close above issue as won't fix.
>> Why want we 1.4?

Because there are still a very large number of organisations that use 1.4

> My view is that we need more investigation of FOR-765.
> We need more people to test with different versions of
> Jetty/Apache Tomcat and Java 1.4 version.
> So far only me and i might have a bad Jetty config.
> I reckon that we should stick with Java 1.4 unless
> we really need to use specific features of Java 5.
> No need to just cut off part of our audience.


I think this is one that we should all try and fix. U'll try and find 
some time today to look at it.


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