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From "schumarer schumarer" <schuma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How can I start using Forrest?
Date Thu, 12 Apr 2007 11:41:02 GMT
Yes that's exactly what I was looking for :-)

I subscribed yesterday to the dev mailing list :-)
For a start, I will keep reading what you are doing and when someone will
ask something easy to do, maybe I will help :-)




On 4/12/07, Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org> wrote:
>
> schumarer schumarer wrote:
> > Well, it's not that I don't want to contribute, but I haven't understood
> > the whole problem myself.
> >
> > I thought (but I guess I was wrong) that Java insures an ascendent
> > compatibility. Program using java 1.3 , 1.4. should work on java 1.5 or
> > 1.6 without recompiling.
>
> That works OK up to 1.5, but there seems to be a class incompatibility
> between 1.4 and 1.6.
>
> > Also, I think when 0.8 would be released, I don't think people would
> > recompile it themselves :-)
>
> There are always people who want to use the latest build. Plus we ship
> with the source code, some people like to play.
>
> > Anyway, I started with forrest and I find it quite easy to use. But ONE
> > feature is missing :D Do you think (for forrest 0.9 or 1.5...) it would
> > be possible to have a syntax highlight for the code? Maybe I can help on
> > this (if it's not a pain in the neck;-) )
>
> Do you mean like this feature request:
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-195
>
> If not, feel free to add a feature request to our issue tracker
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR, with a full description of
> what you need.
>
> As for helping us implement it, join us on the dev list and we'll point
> you in the right direction.
>
> Ross
>
>
>

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